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Winnipeg woman charged in fatal crash that killed her child

Winnipeg mother charged in fatal crash that killed her daughter
Winnipeg police announced Monday they'd arrested a woman in relation to a June car crash that claimed the life of her own daughter. Global's Amber McGuckin has the details.

A woman from Winnipeg has been charged with careless driving causing the death of one of her children.

Emergency responders took a one-year-old, a four-year-old and a five-year-old to hospital after a two-vehicle crash on the city’s southern outskirts in June 2019.

The eldest was in critical condition and died of her injuries.

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Two of the children were in child restraint seats, but the five-year-old was not.

Police continued to investigate and said in an update Monday that a driver was speeding while attempting to pass a car, lost control and caused a crash with another vehicle.

Read more: 5-year-old girl dead after crash on Dalhousie Drive

They say the children’s 27-year-old mother was arrested on Sunday.

She also faces charges of not properly restraining a child in a motor vehicle and causing death while driving with a learner’s permit without supervision.

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