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2 Children Killed in Accident Near Mathis

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MATHIS (Kiii News) -     A tragic accident near Mathis has claimed the lives of two young children.
     Police say it was caused after the driver lost control of the SUV when one of the tires blew out.
     The accident happened just before 2:30 yesterday afternoon on I-37.
     Police say that the driver, 28 year old Korina Aguilar lost control of her SUV when the tire blew out - sending the vehicle rolling several times across the center median.
     3 of the passengers inside the vehicle were ejected.
     2 of those passengers were kids, ages 9 and 11.  Both children were killed.
     The driver and another woman were both taken to Christus Spohn Memorial and are expected to survive.