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2 Iowa children killed in crash are laid to rest

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ANKENY (AP) -- Two children who died in a car crash that left their mother and brother injured have been laid to rest.

Dozens of people attended funeral services in Ankeny Sunday for 5-year-old son Carson DeJoode (DUH'-jodee) and his 5-month-old sister Claire.

A private graveside service was held after the funeral.

Their mother, Heather, remains in critical condition at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. She had another surgery Friday to repair facial fractures she sustained in the accident.

She hasn't regained consciousness since the May 6 crash.

A third child, 3-year-old Chase, has been released from the hospital and is recovering with family.

Authorities say the family was struck by a pickup truck that blew through a stop sign in Ankeny.

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