Family issues statement following fatal crash of Benton woman

Family issues statement following fatal crash of Benton woman

(KSLA) - The Royal Canadian Mounted Police has issued a statement from the family of a woman killed while on vacation in Canada.

Angela Elkins, of Benton, and her son-in-law Nick Copeland, of Pearland, Texas, were killed in a head-on crash.

To all of those who have been following the tragic event that involved our family, thank you for your thoughts and prayers. We have truly felt the much needed encouragement from, and for, so many people.

Elkins' husband, Curtis, their daughter Sarah Copeland and the Elkinses' 2-year-old grandchild survived the collision.

The toddler was uninjured.

The family's vehicle was struck by an oncoming vehicle, according to CBC and CBS News.

All four people in the oncoming vehicle were killed.

Copyright 2018 KSLA. All rights reserved.