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Winnipeg Police Charge Woman in Fatal Collision That Killed Her Child

July 13, 2020 2:09 PM | The Canadian Press

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By The Canadian Press

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WINNIPEG — 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.

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

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

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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