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Four children die in I-20 wreck near Canton

From Staff Reports
Aug. 20, 2012 at 12:08 p.m.

Four people were killed Monday afternoon when an SUV went out of control and rolled on Interstate 20 outside Canton.

Authorities said nine people were ejected at about 2 p.m. when the GMC Envoy rolled several times near FM 773.

Pronounced dead at the scene were three girls, ages 13, 6 and 2.

A 5-year-old boy was later pronounced dead at Dallas Children's Hospital. Two other children were in undetermined condition at Dallas Children's Hospital.

Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Jean Dark said there were no child safety seats in the vehicle.

She said the vehicle, carrying 12 people, was registered in Marshall. Next of kin have not been notified.

It appeared the people were headed to a water park.



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