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Maranda Abshire, 22, and two children are dead, and one other child and a driver are injured, after a wrong-way car accident on US Highway 67 in Alvarado, Texas
Investigators said it appears a pickup truck was on the wrong side of the highway and traveling in the wrong direction when it collided with a passenger car.
The driver of the car and two of the three children who were passengers were killed. The driver of the car was 22-year-old Maranda Abshire.
An adult and two chldren are dead after a head-on crash on US Highway 67 in Alvarado, Texas early Sunday morning. The accident occurred netween County Road 810 and Baker Lane and was reported to police just before 1:30 AM. Investigators believe a pickup truck was driving on the wrong side of the highway when it struck the on-coming passenger vehicle. An adult and two children in the car were died in the accident. A third child from the vehicle, as well as the driver of the pickup, were airlifted to an area hospital in unknown conditon. The accident is still under investigation. We will have more details on this tragic story as new information emerges.
What every family needs to know about Texas wrongful death claims
When someone is killed in a car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, or other kind of accident, family members left behind must cope with the tragedy as best they can. Many important decisions need to be made, and a wrongful death claim needs to be filed.
In Texas, a claim can be filed only by specific family members, but there are strict requirements and deadlines that must be met. It is critical to talk with a Texas lawyer experienced in wrongful death cases to get the information and advice needed to move forward.