Funeral for victims of SUV highway plunge in NYC
NEW YORK - May 04, 2012 (WPVI) -- A funeral is being held for victims of a horrific New York City accident that sent seven members of a Bronx family flying over a guardrail and plummeting to their deaths.
A funeral Mass is being held at the Church of St. Raymond in the Bronx Friday morning.
Killed in Sunday's wreck were Jacob Nunez and Ana Julia Martinez, who were visiting from the Dominican Republic; their daughters, Maria Gonzalez and Maria Nunez, and three grandchildren, ages 3, 7 and 10.
The grandparents' bodies were being returned to the Dominican Republic.
Police say Maria Gonzalez, the driver of the SUV, clipped a highway divider and damaged a tire before the vehicle flew off a highway and plummeted six stories into a ravine on the grounds of the Bronx Zoo.
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