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11.26.06

Triple Fatal Accident - 3 From Wheeler Killed

A tragic ending to the holiday weekend. 

Four young men were killed in two separate crashes. 

The latest accident we first brought you as breaking news Saturday night at 10.

The wreck happened in the community of Kelton... in Wheeler County... just after 8. 

Department of Public Safety troopers tell NewsChannel 10 a pickup truck carrying four men ran through a stop sign at farm to market road 592 and 2697. 

The truck collided with a semi and both vehicles rolled.

We're told three men in the pickup were killed 21-year old Rafael Lopez, 21-year old Carlos Hernandez and 18-year-old Adrian Gallegos.

All three were from Wheeler.

The fourth person in the pickup is in the hospital tonight in critical condition. 

Officers say the driver of the semi was not injured.

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