Sadly, the three girls who were killed in an accident on State Highway 6 have been identified.

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The three girls, Rachel Hallmark, 13, Brianna Hallmark, 9, and Jalyn Murphree, 8, were in a two-vehicle crash that happened on State Highway 6 Wednesday morning, according to KWTX. Two women, Janith Murphee and Lavira Hallmark, also died in the accident.

The fatal accident happened when Murphee, who was driving the van they were in, tried to make a U-turn. They were hit by a southbound Ford pickup that was behind the van, according to Department of Public Safety Sgt. David Roberts. The girls, who attended Valley Mills schools, were headed to school at the time of the accident.

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