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3Teens Fighting For Their Life After Crashing Near Lafayette

Last updated on Saturday, November 3, 2012

(INDIANAPOLIS) - Three teenagers are fighting for their lives after a crash that killed two of the girls’ parents and their sister.

The crash happened Wednesday night near the intersection of State Road 25 South and County Road 800 South, about 15 miles southwest of Lafayette.

Daniel Fox Sr., his wife, Stacey Fox, and their 16-year-old daughter, Damara Fox, were killed in the crash.

The couple's other two children, Dakota Fox, 13, and Demetria Fox, 17, were taken to Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis. They were listed in serious condition Friday.

"We are happy that Demetria and Dakota are both on the road to recovery at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health and continue to improve each day," the family said in a statement. "We appreciate the outpouring of support from the community and our hearts go out to everyone affected by this tragedy. We are also thankful for all of the thoughts and prayers for our family."

The third injured passenger, Maggie Carpenter, 18, was taken to IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette. Her condition had not been updated Friday.

Dakota and Demetria are both students of Attica Junior-Senior High School. The school on Friday released pictures of the three sisters and Carpenter.

Investigators said it appears the combine, driven by Carl McFarland, 36, drove into the path of the van.

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