POLICE: CHILD KILLED, FATHER INJURED IN HIT-AND-RUN

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Authorities in Alabama say 5-year-old girl was killed and her father critically injured after their car was struck by a truck fleeing from police.

Birmingham police said East Precinct officers attempted to stop a speeding truck traveling on Interstate 59/20 Wednesday but the driver refused and fled from officers.

Police said the truck later hit a car, carrying 5-year-old Kamerynn Young, her father Elijah, her mother and younger sister.

Kamerynn was hospitalized and later died. Her father is in stable condition. Her mother and sister weren’t injured.

Police later found the suspect and took him into custody along with an unidentified woman. Additional details surrounding the arrest weren’t immediately released.

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4/2/2020 3:36:18 PM (GMT -5:00)

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