Woman charged after running over boyfriend while drunk

Police say Elizabeth Ann Buchanan ran over her boyfriend while drunk after an argument at a bar.

SAN MARCOS, Texas (KXAN) – A 21-year-old woman has been charged with intoxication manslaughter after, San Marcos police say, she accidentally ran over her boyfriend Wednesday morning.

According to police, Elizabeth Ann Buchanan and her boyfriend, Joshua Gabriel Horn, 33, were drinking at a bar Tuesday night and got into a disagreement. Horn left and walked to their home on Sagewood Trail.

When Buchanan arrived home around 2:00 a.m., police said she ran Horn over in the driveway. She called 911 and performed life saving measures until EMS arrived around 2:05 a.m. Horn was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police believe Horn was sitting or lying in the driveway when Buchanan arrived and that the incident was accidental.

Intoxication manslaughter carries a penalty of 2-20 years confinement and up to a $10,000 fine.

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