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

Friday, February 7th 2014, 5:28 pm
By: News On 6

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.

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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.