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Posted: Friday, July 12, 2019 3:16 pm

The Odessa Police Department Traffic Unit is looking for three people of interest in connection to the deaths of 6-year-old twin sisters from Odessa.

OPD is asking the public’s help to identify the three people in the surveillance footage shown on its Facebook page at tinyurl.com/yyya25fn.

Anyone with information about the identity of the three people is asked to contact the Odessa Police Department or Odessa Crime Stoppers and reference case No. 19-25616.

Angelica Garcia, 36, was arrested and charged July 3 after she reportedly struck and killed 6-year-old twin sisters, Mya and Mia Coy.

The fatal collision happened at 9:04 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of East Highway 80 and Club Drive, an Odessa Police Department press release detailed.

Garcia was reportedly driving a gray 2014 Chrysler 200 east on the north service road of East Highway 80 near Club Drive. Garcia continued east through a barricade and struck the 6-year-old twin sisters who were standing near a firework stand before striking a large trailer.

Garcia was charged with two counts of intoxication manslaughter, a second-degree felony. She had two bonds totaling $70,000 and posted bail on the Fourth of July, jail records show.

The investigation continues.

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