Family mourns three loved ones killed in car crash
WALWORTH COUNTY - A car crash near Janesville killed three members of a Walworth County family over the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend. A fourth is still hospitalized in critical condition.
Talia Ortiz and 7-year-old Brittney Ortiz died in a punishing collision with a pickup truck in Rock County. Investigators say 18-year-old Talia was driving, and she ran a stop sign. The crash also killed the girls' father, Alviro.
14-year-old Maria Ortiz suffered multiple facial fractures and is in a stable, induced coma in a Madison hospital.
Maria and Talia attended Big Foot High School in Walworth. The school has counselors available on an as-needed basis.
The family has set up a fund to help pay for the funerals of the three family members. They're asking for $10,000. In just a few days, they're already halfway there. You can click here to donate.