Camper Dies After Run Over by RV in Biloxi Park
A Sebring, Fla., woman died Wednesday night (Dec. 30) after she was run over by a recreational vehicle in a Biloxi, Miss., RV park.
Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove said Patricia DeBriyn, 60, and her husband had come to Biloxi to spend a couple of days and were staying at Cajun RV Park at 1860 Beach Boulevard. Hargrove and the Biloxi Police Department have concluded the death was an accident, according to the Biloxi Sun Herald.
Police were called at 7:41 p.m. and emergency-medical personnel confirmed she was run over by a recreational vehicle.
“She was in the driveway by herself when somebody was pulling into the park,” said Police Chief John Miller.
DeBriyn was taken to Biloxi Regional Medical Center. The coroner said she was pronounced dead at 8:02 p.m.
Hargrove said an autopsy showed she died of crushing to the chest.
The police said she was wearing dark colored clothing and was sitting in the roadway when she was struck. Alcohol was a contributing factor, the police said.
The driver of the RV wasn’t identified.
Police said no charges were filed at the scene and the incident remains under investigation.
“There are circumstances we’re stilling looking into,” Miller said.