But as Spielman’s Kia was turning west off U.S. 69/75, it was struck by a southbound Dodge pickup driven by 21-year-old Jesus Garcia of Mesquite, according to the Durant Daily Democrat.
Spielman’s 13-year-old daughter, Skyla, was killed instantly. Kelly Spielman, 33, died a week later.
Son, Riley, 6, remains in intensive care and faces a lengthy recovery.
Garcia was charged Tuesday with two counts of first-degree manslaughter, with bail set at $250,000. A substance believed to be marijuana was found in the pickup, according to an affidavit obtained by the Durant newspaper.
-- Bill Miller