Family Of DeLand Crash Victims Seeks Help With Burial Expenses

By on April 7, 2016 in WNDB News

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Volusia County, FL-The family of the victims in that fiery crash this week near DeLand has started a GoFundMe effort to help pay the funeral expenses for the children and woman killed. That is here. 

The four died when their Jeep was hit by an SUV that pulled in front of them from a stop sign at S.R. 44 and Grand Avenue Tuesday afternoon. The Jeep burst into flames.

FHP has yet to release the names of the four pending positive identity notification from the medical examiner. FHP says charges are pending against the SUV driver.

The family identifies them as 2-year-old and 4-year-old sisters and their young cousin. The woman is identified as the grandmother. The parents according to the GoFundMe account are Kami Lopes and her fiancee, Jeff Thomas.

As of Wednesday, a memorial at the accident scene had grown to include photos, stuffed animals and cards.

Photo from GoFundMe

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