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SUV hits pillar in SW Ohio; driver, toddler killed

Published: February 21, 2014 5:55 AM

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Cincinnati police say a driver lost control on Interstate 75 and struck an overpass pillar, killing the woman and her 2-year-old daughter and a seriously injuring her 5-year-old daughter.

Police suspect the woman was speeding in a 55-mph zone when she lost control of her sport utility vehicle and crashed into a guardrail and then the pillar late Thursday.

The 30-year-old woman died at the scene.

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that the girls were trapped in the vehicle and had to be rescued by firefighters. The younger child died at a hospital. Her sister was being treated in stable condition.


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