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Nathan Campbell Accused of Driving Into People at Beach (Video)

Nathan Campbell allegedly killed one person and injured over a dozen more when he reportedly drove his car into a crowd on the Venice Beach boardwalk in Venice, California on Saturday.

Campbell turned himself in to police on Saturday night and is being held on an $1 million bond.

Surveillance videos (below) show Campbell parking his car near the famous boardwalk at about 6 p.m. Minutes later, he returned to his car and allegedly began trying to run over people, notes KABC.

Campbell was “moving purposefully” at about 20 mph in order to hit people, said LAFD spokesman Brian Humphrey.

“If this was an intentional act that certainly raises the stakes quite a bit. It’s horrendous no matter what the intent was, but the fact that this individual left the scene of these accidents and did not render aid, as required by law, at minimum is a felony hit-and-run," said Lt. Andrew Neiman of the Los Angeles Police Department.

Alice Gruppioni, 32, was the one fatality. She was on her honeymoon from Italy, say police.

“It was unreal. It looked like bowling pins,” an unidentified witness told KTLA. “It was outrageous.”

"He had to have pressed his foot to the gas, pedal to the metal, because his tires started screeching. I saw him, and he was looking for blood. That guy, his intention was to kill people," said witness Landon Blackburn.

Campbell's car was later located in nearby Santa Monica, California and appeared to be ditched. Campbell then surrendered to the Santa Monica Police Department.

Sources: KTLA and KABC


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