What happened to the Curtis brothers' parents in The Outsiders?

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linda-allen | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Senior Educator

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The Curtis brothers are Darry, Sodapop, and Ponyboy. Their parents died in a car crash, and 20-year-old Darry gave up a football scholarship to take care of his brothers.

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jsmith22 | eNotes Newbie

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The curtis brothers' parents died in a carcrash and left darry to look after ponyboy and sodapop.