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UPDATE: Victims identified in Bladen triple fatal

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BLADEN COUNTY, NC (WECT) - A mother and two of her children were killed in a fatal car crash on Saturday in Bladen County.

Highway Patrol says 25-year-old Maria Morales Garcia was driving a van with her three children inside. They say she stopped at a stop sign on Purdie Hall Road and then reportedly pulled out in front of an agricultural truck driving on Chicken Foot Road.

The impact killed Garcia and two of her children, 8-year-old Jean-Michael Morales Garcia and 3-year-old William Jimenez Morales. Her six-year-old daughter, who was also in the car is still recovering at the hospital in Chapel Hill. Officers say she is expected to be ok.

The driver of the dump truck was treated and released.

No charges were filed.

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