Two young boys are dead after the driver of a pickup truck lost control and drove over their tent in at a North Dakota campground, KFYR-TV in Bismarck reported.
The boys, ages 5 and 9, died after being struck shortly after 1 a.m. on Sunday, according to the state highway patrol.
The boys father, 28-year-old Juan Ruiz of El Paso, Texas, was taken to an area hospital with serious injuries, The Associated Press reported. Another 9-year-old boy also suffered minor injuries.
The four were camping at the Hahn’s Bay campground at Lake Metigoshe.
The 30-year-old driver crashed into a tree afterward, according to authorities.
Assistant State’s Attorney Swain Benson Jr. told msnbc.com on Monday his office is weighing whether charges will be filed against the driver.
He declined to say why the driver lost control of the vehicle.