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UPDATE: OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- A hospital spokeswoman says the condition of a 12-year-old girl injured in a highway crash that killed 10 people is improving.
Jessica Salazar, a spokesman for Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., said Monday that Andrea Reyes of Phoenix is now listed in fair condition.
Andrea had initially been listed in critical condition after the crash on Friday afternoon. Her parents, Ricardo Reyes and Ernestina Reyes, died in the accident.
Also Monday, Ottawa County District Attorney Eddie Wyant says he's told it will be at least three weeks before he receives the Oklahoma Highway Patrol's final report on the accident.
Wyant will determine if charges should be filed against the driver of the truck that authorities say slammed into stopped cars on the Will Rogers Turnpike in Ottawa County.
ORIGINAL: MIAMI, Okla. -- A Phoenix couple were among nine people killed in a wreck on an Oklahoma turnpike.
Oklahoma Highway Patrol Lt. George Brown says an earlier crash had stopped eastbound traffic on the Will Rogers Turnpike in northern Oklahoma on Friday afternoon when a big rig slammed into at least three cars, which then crashed into more vehicles.
The Phoenix couple were identified on Saturday as 39-year-old Ricardo Reyes and his wife, Ernestina Reyes. Also killed were four Oklahoma City residents and a three people from Texas.
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