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Women from 3 generations of family die in US highway wreck
WILSON, North Carolina (AP) ' A family returning to New York from Disney World was devastated when women representing three generations were killed in a wreck on an interstate highway in eastern North Carolina.
Trooper G.G. Barnes of the North Carolina Highway Patrol said early Sunday that a 22-year-old woman, her mother and grandmother were killed Saturday when the family's SUV blew a tire on northbound Interstate-95, the driver lost control and the vehicle overturned.
Barnes identified the victims as Rosanny Marte, 22; Angela Marte, 46; and Rosa Marte, 71. Five other family members in the vehicle ' including the husbands of Angela and Rosa Marte, and Angela's two other children and nephew ' remained hospitalized early Sunday with non-life-threatening injuries. Barnes said the family is from New York City.