Family of three killed as concrete barrier falls onto road below.
A young Washington State family, including an infant boy, was killed in a nightmare stroke of bad luck when a concrete barrier fell from an overpass onto a moving pickup.
Josh and Vanessa Ellis and their 8-month-old baby Hudson were identified as the unlucky victims in the heartbreaking tragedy. The trio happened to drive beneath the roadway on Monday when the nearly 50-foot-long slab toppled from a construction project and crushed the cab of the Toyota, Bonney Lake police Officer Todd Green told the Daily News.
Workers installing a walkway along State Route 410 were trying to remove a portion of the temporary barrier when the entire span toppled onto Angeline Road East.
The barrier weighed “tons, enough to flatten a vehicle,” Green said.
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