News: Crash kills child at 9th St and Sutro St

RENO, NV – A 5-year-old girl was killed in a car crash Wednesday evening, reports LA Weekly.

The accident happened at the intersection of 9th St and Sutro St around 7 p.m. Wednesday evening. The child and her mother were struck by a vehicle on their way home.

First responders transported the girl to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries where she died. The girl’s mother suffered minor injuries from the accident.

The vehicle that struck them was fleeing from law enforcement and was driven by Jesse Bennett, 33, of Eugene. Bennett was arrested and is charged with DUI and drug possession.

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