Florida Mother, 2 Children die after auto hits alligator in SC

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A mother and her two children are dead after a vehicle collision with an alligator.

A Florida mom and her two children, awaiting some relaxing weekend in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, alternatively expired in a fiery crash early Monday morning if their vehicle hit a 9-foot alligator crossing a street, police said.

Amber Stanley, 24, was driving on Interstate 95 in SC around 1am when her 2011 Kia Soul struck the alligator crossing northbound lanes near the Interstate 26 exit, reports USA Today.

According to Fox News, the auto then caught on fire, causing fatal injuries to the three.

Amber Stanley, 24, her 4-year-old son Jack, and her 2-year-old daughter Autumn died after swerving after hitting and killing the alligator while it was crossing I-95.

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The coroner told WCIV the accident took place when Stanley, who was visiting from Callahan, Florida, hit the alligator as it attempted to cross the road. The auto slammed right into a tree and burst into flames.

Stanley's husband, Josh Stanley, informed CBS47 he was in Pennsylvania for work when his spouse and youngsters died. "I'm nonetheless form of processing although", the devastated husband stated.

Officials with the South Carolina Highway Patrol are investigating the accident.

The vehicle then caught fire, according to Lance Corporal Judd Jones.