Funeral services held for BX River Parkway victims

THE BRONX - Funeral services were held Friday morning for the seven victims of the Bronx River Parkway crash.

Friends and family members gathered at Saint Raymond's Church in Castle Hill to pay their respects.

Three generations of family members died when their SUV went over a guardrail on the highway. Police say the car was going 18 miles over the speed limit.

Five of the victims will be laid to rest in St. Raymond's Cemetery. The bodies of the two other victims will be flown back to the Dominican Republic.

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