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MANSFIELD (WBAP 24/7 News) - Mansfield police say two children are dead and three others are hospitalized after a head-on collision Sunday afternoon.
Police say it happened just before 5:30 p.m. on East Broad Street near Lowes Farm Parkway.
"The SUV left the eastbound lane, entered the westbound lane and struck the pickup truck," said Thad Penkala with Mansfield police. Penkala says the pickup truck then swung around and hit a Toyota. Neither person in the third car was injured.
"One juvenile was pronounced dead at the scene, another died later from injuries suffered in the crash after being taken to a local hospital," said Penkala.
The driver of the SUV and another child in that vehicle are said to be in critical condition. The driver of the pickup truck was taken to a Fort Worth hospital in stable condition.
No names have been released and the cause of the accident is still under investigation.
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