Woman survives crash that killed husband, 4 daughters


    From left to right: Danna, Mary Rose, Allison, Audie, Kaitlyn, and Melissa (GoFundMe)

    A father who died along with his four daughters in a Delaware highway crash was a native of the Philippines and U. S. Navy veteran who settled in New Jersey to raise his family.

    Delaware State Police identified the father Sunday as 61-year-old Audie Trinidad of Teaneck, New Jersey.

    Police did not identify the minors who died, but news outlets identified the daughters as Kaitlyn, 20; Danna, 17; and Melissa and Allison, 13-year-old twins.

    Police say the mother was hospitalized with serious injuries. News outlets identify her as 53-year-old Mary Rose Ballocanag.

    The family was returning from a trip to Ocean City, Maryland, Friday on U.S. Route 1 when a pickup truck crossed the median for unknown reasons and hit the minivan and another car.

    No charges have been filed.

    A GoFundMe account has been set up by people close to the family.

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