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Breaking news, high speed chase tragedy

Breaking news, high speed chase tragedy: Four children and their mother and father were killed when the driver of a stolen pickup truck slammed into their SUV  during a deadly high-speed police chase.

The suspect, identified as Hector Ramirez,  18, of Roma, Texas, also smashed into two other vehicles as he tried to escape  the police.

Only the three-year-old son of the family of  seven survived when their Chevrolet Suburban was destroyed at an intersection in  a rural area near Mission, Texas, U.S.

The other six family members were killed on  impact, Alton Police Department Chief  Enrique Soleto told

Three-year-old Jesus Ortiz was airlifted by helicopter from the scene.

The DPS said the accident is under investigation.

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