Three Die In Crash On Icy Red River Bridge

COLBERT, Okla. (February 3, 2014) Two adults and a child have died in a multiple-vehicle crash on an icy bridge over the Red River connecting Oklahoma and Texas, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said.

The highway patrol says the crash happened Sunday night on the U.S. 69/U.S. 75 bridge across the Red River.

According to a preliminary report, Juan Garcia, 40, was driving an SUV carrying eight other people when he lost control of his vehicle on the icy bridge.

The highway patrol says the SUV struck the inside railing of the bridge, bounced across the roadway and struck the outside bridge railing.

His SUV was then struck by two oncoming tractor-trailers.

Garcia was killed in the crash, along with a passenger, Anita Lucio Mayorga, 70.

An unidentified juvenile passenger was also killed in the crash.

All three were from Miami, Okla.


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