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Fundraiser held for families of vehicle fatality victims

PALESTINE, March 20, 2013—A fundraising bake sale is being held through Friday, at the Dogwood Insurance Company, 216 West Oak, in Downtown Palestine.

Proceeds from the bake sale will be used to assist with funeral costs for the families of the victims involved in the fatal traffic accident on Saturday.

The accident claimed the lives of Michael Estrada, age 24, Christian Chavez, age 24, Jaime Benitez, age 24, and Saul Mancera, age 22. The four men were killed on Saturday morning when their vehicle crossed over into oncoming traffic and hit a semi-truck head on.

The community is encouraged to visit Dogwood Insurance Company and purchase baked goods or make a donation to help the families.

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