An accused drunk driver was arrested in Texas after police say she hit and killed twin 6-year-old girls Wednesday night in Odessa.

According to Odessa police, 6-year-old Mia and Mya Coy were standing near their family by a fireworks stand about 9 p.m., Wednesday when Angelica Garcia allegedly drove through a barricade, struck the children and then crashed into a large trailer.

Angelica Garcia
Angelica Garcia, 36. (Odessa Police)

Both girls were taken to Medical Center Hospital, where they were pronounced dead, police said.

Mia and Mya Coy, 6. (GoFundMe)

Police said that no one else was hurt in the crash.

Garcia, 36, was arrested at the scene and charged with two counts of intoxication manslaughter, and if convicted could spend up to 40 years in prison.

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