MILTON, W.Va. — Police have released the identities of two young children who were killed in an accident on Interstate 64 in West Virginia.
Media outlets report Milton police identified the victims as 3-year-old Skylor Cooper and 1-year-old Sarah Cooper.
Milton police say the children’s mother, 26-year-old Siera Burgess of Branchland in Lincoln County, was driving an eastbound car that crossed the median and collided with a pickup truck and a tractor trailer on Friday night in Milton. Burgess underwent surgery at a Huntington hospital. Her 7-year-old daughter, Madelyn Burgess, also is hospitalized. Their conditions weren’t immediately released.
No one in the other vehicles was injured.
The cause of the accident remains under investigation.