Four children killed in Kansas crash near Nebraska border

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Authorities say four children were killed in a Thanksgiving Day crash near the Nebraska border in Kansas.

Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper Ben Gardner said in a tweet that the crash happened around 11:30 a.m. when a vehicle went off the side of a road and into a pond in Republic County, near the state’s northern border with Nebraska.

The names and ages of the children weren’t immediately released.

The patrol says the children’s mother was taken to a hospital, and an adult male in the vehicle is being interviewed.

The crash remains under investigation.