Roberto and Teresa Leon were on a family outing to a drive-in movie with their two daughters, aged 9 and 10.

As WFAA reports, Roberto and Teresa stopped off on the side of the road to replace a tire. That’s when they were struck by 23-year-old Kaitlin Eagle, who was driving while intoxicated.

Teresa’s brother, 26-year-old Mickey Cabrera, said that they often went to the movies together:

“They would go there probably once a month. They would always go together. No matter what, they were always together. … We had already started making plans for Christmas and New Years — it’s like all those plans just went away.”

Cabrera said that he found out about the accident when his nieces called him.

He said:

“They said that mommy and daddy were on the floor, and weren’t moving. The doctor left me alone with my brother-in-law, and that’s when it hit me. You know, I see these people every weekend.”

The two girls were unscathed, as they were waiting in the car. But the couple died at the hospital.

Eagle was also hospitalized. A blood sample determined that she was three times over the legal limit.

Cabrera was saddened to hear that the woman who killed his family members was intoxicated. He said:

“When they told me she was drunk, I was angry. This girl took my nieces’ parents away, and they’re still little — they need their parents.”

Eagle was previously in a similar accident, and investigators are waiting for another blood sample of hers to be analyzed at a laboratory at the Texas Department of Public Safety.

She was charged with two counts of intoxication manslaughter with a vehicle and is being held at the Ellis County Jail. Eagle’s bond is set at $1.5 million.

According to the GoFundMe page set up for the family, Teresa was a baby room coordinator at a preschool, and Roberto was a restauranteur.

Cabrera and other family members will now be caring for his late sister’s children.

Speaking about drunk drivers, Cabrera said:

“If they hit someone, they don’t know who they’re taking.”

You can watch the tragic WFAA report below.

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