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Icy Wreck Kills Three In Texas Panhandle



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    Authorities say an 11-year-old boy was among three people from Phoenix killed in a two-car accident on icy roads in the Texas Panhandle.

    The Texas Department of Public Safety said Sunday said that five others were also injured, including a 68-year-old Minnesota woman who was in critical condition at an Amarillo hospital. An 11-month-old boy was also hurt.
    The accident happened Saturday morning near Dalhart. A strong winter cold front had dumped about four inches of snow on the area.
    Authorities say a Chevrolet Tahoe carrying the three Arizona residents was driving too fast for road conditions and spun into oncoming traffic, striking a 2012 Buick.
    The adults killed were identified as 34-year-old Paz Alejandra Rocha and 38-year-old Gilberto Garcia Perez. The name of the boy was not released.