Three members of a Pompano Beach family died over the weekend in a crash near Jacksonville.
Veronica Reyes and her parents -- Antonio Gomez and Maria Gomez -- were killed early Saturday morning in St. John's County, a family member said in a GoFundMe page for the family.
"We were just in shock, we couldn't believe it," said Cinddy Sanchez, Reyes' niece. "It's so painful."
The Florida Highway Patrol said the crash happened when a pickup truck veered into the wrong lane and hit the oncoming vehicle that the family was in on State Road 13 at Collier Road.
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Five other people, including three children and the driver of the pickup truck, were hospitalized with serious injuries.
"What's getting us through every day now it the fact that we have to be strong for (Reyes') kids," Sanchez said.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation.