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Family Killed On Icy Bridge In Ottawa County Were Traveling To Funeral

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Troopers said the crash happened on the Highway 69/75 bridge crossing the Red River. [KXII] Troopers said the crash happened on the Highway 69/75 bridge crossing the Red River. [KXII]
MIAMI, Oklahoma -

We now know a Green Country family was headed to a funeral when they crashed on an icy bridge. Three members of a Miami family were killed, including a 9-year-old girl and her 70-year-old grandmother.

They were crossing the Red River near Durant Sunday, when they lost control of their SUV on an icy bridge.

2/3/2014 Related Story: Three Ottawa County Residents Die In Crash On Bridge Over Red River

The vehicle bounced off a guard rail and smashed into two tractor-trailers, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. Juan Garcia, Anita Mayorga and the unnamed juvenile were killed.

The family was headed to Mexico for the funeral of a family member who died of pneumonia.

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