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UPDATE: Infant Killed in Crash Near Bridgeville

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BRIDGEVILLE, Del. –Delaware State Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash that killed an infant and injured two others.

It happened around 12:45 p.m. on Oak Road just south of Rifle Range Road.  

Police say 22-year-old Liliana Ramos-Ramirez, of Bridgeville, was driving on Oak Road when, for unknown reasons, the car drove off the west edge of the roadway. Police say the car then struck a ditch and utility pole, causing the car to overturn. 

When the car overturned, police say 3-month-old Britney Velasquez-Ramos was ejected from the vehicle. 

Police say the infant was in a car seat but was not properly restrained in the seat. The 3-month-old was removed from the scene by EMS and transported to Nanticoke Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Police say 1-year-old Amy  Velasquez-Ramos was also injured in the crash.

According to police, she was not properly restrained in her car seat, but remained inside when it overturned.  She was airlifted from the scene by Delaware State Police Aviation to A.I. DuPont Hospital where she was admitted for undetermined injuries.

According to police, Liliana Ramos-Ramirez was not properly restrained and was not ejected from the car. She was transported to Nanticoke Memorial Hospital where she was treated and released with non-life-threatening injuries. 

Ramos-Ramirez was charged with Driving Without a Valid License, Operation of a Vehicle Causing Death to Another Person, Inattentive Driving and car seat violations.  She was arraigned at JP2 and released on $1,000.00 bond.

The Collision Reconstruction Unit is continuing their investigation into this incident.  Oak Road in the area of the crash was closed for approximately three and a half hours while the incident was investigated and cleared.

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