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Medina: Child dies in I-71 crash

4:00 PM, Jul 24, 2012   |    comments
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MEDINA COUNTY -- A two-year-old Parma girl has died of injuries suffered in a crash on I-71 northbound.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the girl and her six-year-old brother were passengers in a car driven by their dad.

Troopers say the family's car was stopped in the right lane near the exit to State Route 83 when it was hit from behind by a northbound SUV.

The children were taken by air ambulance to the UH Pediatric Emergency Department where the two-year-old died. 

The children's parents were taken to a Lodi hospital with serious injuries.

The occupants of the SUV–a couple from West Salem–were also taken to Lodi with serious injuries

The crash remains under investigation.


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