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Baby Survives After Husband Accidentally Runs Over, Kills Pregnant Wife

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    Baby Survives After Husband Accidentally Runs Over Pregnant Wife

    Police in Houston, Texas, say a pregnant woman was run over and killed unintentionally by her husband April 20, 2015. Doctors were able to successfully deliver her baby. The baby is 36 weeks old and in stable condition at Memorial Hermann Hospital. (Published Tuesday, April 21, 2015)

    Doctors saved the life of a nearly-full term baby whose mother died when she was run over by her husband's truck, Houston police say. 

    Police said no charges were filed over Monday's accident. KPRC-TV reports authorities said the baby was delivered at 36 weeks and was hospitalized in stable condition.

    Police said the couple apparently argued over repairs for her car.

    Investigator Rolando Saenz said the husband said he didn't have the money to get her car fixed. Saenz said the pregnant woman was holding on to the driver's door when her husband began to pull away.

    Police said the woman slipped, fell and accidentally was run over by the truck. She died at a hospital, where doctors delivered her baby.

    Further details on the family weren't immediately released.