El Mirage woman dies, 5 kids hurt in Wash. wreck

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TOPPENISH, Wash. (AP) -- The Washington State Patrol says an Arizona woman was killed and five children in her car injured in a collision Thanksgiving evening on a road south of Yakima.

The patrol says the woman and children were in a 1998 Nissan Sentra that was hit by a 1997 Jaguar that ran a stop sign near the town of Toppenish. The driver and a passenger in the Jaguar fled the scene on foot.

The patrol identifies the dead woman as 37-year-old Rosa Magana of El Mirage. The five children, ranging in age from 6 to 17 years old, also are from El Mirage. They were taken to Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital in Yakima.

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