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Money raised for three killed in Caldwell County wreck

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A benefit was held Sunday afternoon to honor a father and his two boys killed in a car wreck in Caldwell County Saturday morning.
Now friends are hoping to give support to his daughter and wife.

Those who knew 29 year old Joe Castro and his two boys, knew their love for cars.
"This was their game, car shows. The car game loved Joe, loved his boys," says Justo Sanchez, family friend.
That's exactly how friends remembered them Sunday; putting cars on display at a rim shop in Central Austin and selling barbeque.
Their goal is to raise money for the family.
"His youngest daughter did survive, she's doing well now. Of course his wife is taking it the hardest. One hundred percent of the proceeds go straight to the family, for burial costs," says Justo Sanchez, family friend.
The accident happened just north of Lockhart Saturday morning.
The Department of Public Safety says the family was driving on US183 when a FedEx van ran a flashing red light and t-boned the family's suburban.
The suburban flipped over killing the man along with his sons, age 4 and nine.
"It's hard losing one, but losing three and losing children is always the hardest. I can't believe it, I sometimes feel like I'm going to call him and he's going to pick up the phone and be there," says Justo Sanchez, family friend.
Justo Sanchez was Castro's best friend.
They started Prolific Car Club together in 2011.
"Carry on the memories we had with him. Everybody is here from the car shows. We all had good memories with him, whether it's good laughs or shows we did," says Justo Sanchez, family friend.
Friends also plan to put together a car show within the next few months, turning one of Castro's cars into a mural in his memory.
"He's been in this car game since he was 16. He's a painter, so he either painted that car, parts, or did some work for them down the line," says Justo Sanchez, family friend.

More than three thousand five hundred dollars has already been raised.

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