(AP) MCKINNEY, Texas — A “rogue wave” swept twin sisters out to sea, drowning them, during a vacation to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, earlier this month, family members said.

Beverly Ann Skripsky of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Barbara Jo Thomas of McKinney, Texas, were taking a morning stroll Oct. 22 when they were suddenly overcome by a 15-foot wave.

“You had two wonderful people just walking on the beach and full of life a couple hours before that, and they’re now gone,” said Steve Thomas, Barbara’s husband.

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