2 young children identified in fatal accident on I-64

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.

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