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UPDATE: The 3-month-old who died has been identified as Dior Russell. According to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office, she died at Dayton Children’s Hospital.
HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WDTN) — A 3-month-old child is dead after a crash in Harrison Township on Thursday, Oct. 5.
According to an Ohio Department of Public Safety Traffic Crash Report, a vehicle was traveling west on Shoup Mill Road when the 21-year-old female driver attempted to make a left turn onto North Main Street. The driver reportedly lost control of the vehicle, went off the right side of the roadway and struck a utility pole.
The driver sustained minor injuries while two occupants of the vehicle, a 43-year-old woman and a 3-year-old girl, were potentially injured in the crash. They were all taken to area hospitals.
A 3-month-old girl who was secured in a rear-facing child restraint system of the vehicle died. It is unknown at this time if the child died at the scene of the crash or at Dayton Children’s Hospital.