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Dallas Stars to hold moment of silence for family members killed in head-on crash

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The Dallas Stars and Chicago Blackhawks will hold a moment of silence Friday night for the North Texas family killed in a car crash.

Three members of the Allen, Texas, family were killed when their van collided head-on with a car on a highway in a remote area of northern Arizona.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety identified those killed as 60-year-old Rebecca Simpson Stryker, 56-year-old James Lee Stryker and 16-year-old Travis Stryker.

A twin brother of the teenager, 16-year-old Austin Stryker, was seriously injured and hospitalized in Flagstaff.

Photos of the family will be shown on the Jumbotron during the moment of silence at the American Airlines Center during the hockey game.

The DPS said a car that crossed the center line first collided with a second car before it collided with the Strykers' van.

The DPS said two people in the car that crossed the center line also were injured.

The accident occurred on US 89A near the Vermillion Cliffs National Monument.

The DPS said cause of the accident is under investigation.

The Strykers were camping at the Grand Canyon, before heading to an ice hockey tournament in Las Vegas. Both Stryker boys played hockey for the Dallas Junior Hockey Association.

Friends say the family was incredible and welcoming, with an open door policy for kids their sons' age.

Friends say they've been in contact with Austin, who is recovering and remembers the moments before the accident.

A candlelight vigil is planned for 10 a.m. Friday at Suncreek United Methodist Church in Allen.

The Dallas Junior Hockey Association has also set up a fund to help the family.

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