Memorial held for woman killed by rock thrown off bridge

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WACO, Texas (KWTX) Funeral services were held Saturday at Lakewood Christian Church for 33-year-old Keila Ruby Flores.

"It's been a very, very hard week to lose her," says her cousin Sarai Cuevas.

Family and friends gathered and shared stories of their time with Flores.

Last Saturday Temple officers responded to an injury call near the 2600 block of Interstate 35 and Belair Drive.

The caller told 911 operators that a family of five was traveling north on the interstate between exits 303 and 305 when someone threw a large rock from a railroad track overpass.

The rock smashed through the car’s windshield, leaving Flores critically injured.

She was taken to Scott & White Medical Center in Temple where she died just after 10:30 a.m. last Sunday, police said.

Flores' boyfriend, Christopher Rodriguez, was driving the car while her three children, the youngest 6 years old, were sitting in the back.

The family says they believe more can be done on bridges, such as cameras and barriers, to make sure something like this doesn't happen again.

"The pain we are going through we don't want anyone to go through that pain," says Flores' Uncle Jame Blake.

Temple police have still not named a suspect in the case.

Investigators are asking anyone who has any information to contact the Temple Police Department at (254) 298-5500.

Tips may also be submitted online.