‘Drunk’ army veteran killed his wife when crashing his pickup into her car after she made a U-turn on a rural Texas road on Tuesday
Carl Morrison, and his wife were in separate cars at the time
Morrison, 49, ended up driving straight into his wife’s car, killing her instantly
It’s not clear why Marlena Chan Morrison, 40, made the 180 turn
Morrison who didn’t suffer any injuries was arrested on intoxication manslaughter
Records show he had once been on a year’s probation for a previous DUI
Carl Morrison would often take pictures of himself sitting behind the wheel of his pickup truck
A 40-year-old woman was killed early Tuesday in Southeast Bexar County, Texas after she suddenly made a U-turn and her car was hit by a pickup truck driven by her husband, who was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving.
Carl Morrison, 49, and his wife were in separate cars when Marlena Chan Morrison made a sudden U-turn, he ended up violently crashing into her on a rural road, killing her.
It’s not clear why the couple were driving separately or if the couple were racing or chasing one another down the highway.
Auto loving family: The couple were fond of their automobiles. Marlena Morrison is seen with one of their pickup trucks
Marlena Morrison died at the scene of the horrific crash
His 40-year-old wife, Marlena, was traveling in a black sedan when she made a U-turn for an unknown reason.
As she did so, her husband T-boned her with his red pickup truck, killing her.
Paramedics pronounced her dead at the scene.
Morrison has been charged with intoxication manslaughter. He was booked into the Bexar County Jail on a $35,000 bond.
He did not suffer any injuries in the collision.
Tragically Carl Morrison [left], has been charged with intoxication manslaughter after he crashed into his wife Marlena Chan Morrison, [left]. She died at the scene of the crash
Traffic investigators are now looking into how the accident might have happened.
Online records show Carl Morrison Jr. had a prior arrest for driving while intoxicated in Bell County in 2014.
Records show he was placed a year probation.
Photos from their Facebook pages indicate that the Morrison’s loved showing off their autos. Morrison would often take pictures of himself sitting behind the wheel of his pickup truck. Marlena wasn’t left out of the auto love either.