A deadly automobile accident on Saturday killed 3 children in Tulare County. Tulare County Deputy Sheriff Joseph Armstrong was on his way to work in his pickup truck at about 1:00 p.m. when he ran a stop sign and collided with an SUV driven by Tanya Rader. Three children inside the SUV, ages two, three and five, died in the collision. Armstrong and Rader, both seriously hurt, were airlifted to Fresno Community Hospital, where Armstrong is in critical condition. News sources report that Armstrong was not wearing a seatbelt.
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