FUKUSHIMA (Kyodo) A toddler and her parents were killed Monday in a three-vehicle crash on the Tohoku Expressway in Motomiya, Fukushima Prefecture, police said.

The accident occurred around 2 a.m. when two trucks collided with the family’s van, which had come to a standstill after hitting the central divider and then a guard rail near an interchange.

Killed were Soichi Shino, 34, his wife, Hiromi, 25, and their 1-year-old daughter, Marin.

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