Alleged drunk driver hits, kills 6-year-old twin girls in Texas: Police

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An alleged drunk driver was arrested in Texas after police say she plowed into two 6-year-old twin girls, killing them both.

The two little girls were standing near their family by a fireworks stand Wednesday about 9 p.m. when Angelica Garcia allegedly drove through a barricade, struck the children and then crashed into a large trailer, Odessa police said.

PHOTO: Angelica Garcia is charged with two counts of intoxication manslaughter.

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The girls, both from Odessa, were taken to Medical Center Hospital, where they were pronounced dead, police said.

No one else was hurt in the crash, police said.

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The "investigation revealed that Garcia was intoxicated," police said.

Garcia, 36, was arrested at the scene and charged with two counts of intoxication manslaughter.

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