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Four children, ages 3-10, die in crash in Hudspeth County

Update: The family has confirmed the 6-year-old boy involved in the crash has died at UMC this evening.

Update: Four people are confirmed dead in the crash. Another was injured, according to Texas DPS officials. They identify the deceased as 28-year-old El Pasoan Abigail Martinez, a 10-year-old boy, a 9-year-old girl, and a 3-year-old girl. They were all pronounced dead at the scene. A 6-year-old boy was seriously injured and rushed to UMC in El Paso. Texas DPS officials have not identified the minors.

Investigators say the car was traveling west on I-10 when Martinez drove off the road and into the median. She then over corrected and lost control of the car, investigators say. Her car came to rest on the frontage road. The investigation is still ongoing, police say.

The children were all passengers in Martinez's car. No other cars were involved.

EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- All lanes are closed along I-10 East and mile 100 according to Tx Dot and the El Paso Police Department. That is past Fort Hancock.

Emergency crews are on the scene of a crash.

Police ask drivers to follow the detour while law enforcement work on their investigation.

Clearing time is anticipated to take two hours.

There are no reports on injuries at this time.

Information will be updated on-air and online as it becomes available.

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