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MOM, DAUGHTER KILLED IN 1-CAR ACCIDENT NEAR ECHO CANYON

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A Texas mother and her daughter were killed and three others injured in a one-vehicle traffic accident early Saturday.

Killed:Lynn Walston, 33, Texarkana, Texas.

Shera Brown, 16, Texarkana, Texas.

Walston apparently fell asleep about 6 a.m. as she was driving with her family near I-80 and mile post 173 near Echo Canyon, according to a Utah Highway Patrol dispatcher. She drove the vehicle into the median, came back up, overcorrected and then rolled 21/2 times.

Both victims were ejected from the vehicle. Brown was flown to University Hospital, where she died. Walston was pronounced dead at the scene. Three other children in the car, Mary Brown, 13, Tauras Brown, 14, and Michael Brown, 9, were treated at Holy Cross Hospital and released, a nursing supervisor said.

An unidentified male passenger in the car was not injured, the UHP said.