SUV slams into Florida home, killing sleeping couple and unborn child

Apr 1, 2015 11:46 AM by CBS/AP, Photo: WTSP

PALMETTO, Fla. -- Police say a sleeping couple and their unborn child are dead after a sport utility vehicle slammed into their home in Florida.

Police tell The Bradenton Herald that the SUV was heading north on a highway early Wednesday when it lost control, crossed the median and crashed through the fence at the Lone Oak Mobile Home Park in Palmetto, south of St. Petersburg.

Officials say the man and woman were killed on impact and that the woman was nine months pregnant.

The driver of the SUV, 35-year-old Christian Crawford of Bradenton, was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries, CBS affiliate WTSP reports.

Arrest records show Crawford has been arrested numerous times in Manatee County, most recently in August 2014 on a charge of criminal registrant felony, the station reported.

Authorities have not released the names of the victims.

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