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Woman killed, child hurt in Sunday morning Northland crash

Posted at 10:38 AM, Dec 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-16 17:24:34-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An early Sunday morning crash killed a woman and injured a 5-year-old child in the Northland.

The wreck happened just after 5 a.m. on Hidden Lake Drive near North Hickory Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

Police said a 27-year-old woman was driving a late model Toyota Camry west on Hidden Lake Drive when the car ran off the road.

The car struck a bridge and the woman, who was not wearing a seat belt, hit the windshield. She died at the scene.

A 5-year-old child in the car suffered serious injuries. The child was not in a car seat or booster seat, police said.

A 5-week-old girl in the car did not appear to be injured, but was taken to a hospital to be examined.

The woman's name has not been released.