Infant dies after morning car crash

POSTED: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 9:50am
UPDATED: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 9:58pm

Waco police are investigating the death of a 1-month-old baby boy, Jose-Perez III.
 Police responded to the accident just before 6 a.m. at the intersection of North 11th st and Washington. The parents of the baby were driving North bound at a high rate of speed while on the phone with 911.

According to Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton, Waco Police Department, the parents were performing CPR and on their way to the hospital, when their silver car crashed with a Penske rental truck, at the Washington intersection.

The baby was transported to Hillcrest Hospital where he was pronounced dead.The parents and the driver of the Penske truck had minor injuries.  Authorities are still investigating if the baby died from injuries of the crash or from the medical problem.

The Accident Reconstruction Team was called out to the scene.


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