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Ruth Vasquez, 7, and Teresa Vasquez, 1, killed and four people injured in collision on Interstate 435 in Leawood, Kansas
The Kansas Highway Patrol says the crash happened Sunday when a minivan came to a stop for an unknown reason on Interstate 435 in Leawood, Kansas. A tractor-trailer then struck the van, killing 7-year-old Ruth Vasquez and 1-year-old Teresa Vasquez.
The Vazquez family was on the way home from a birthday party at Chuck E. Cheese's in Overland Park, and in just one split-second the family has been changed forever.