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Washington Toddler Killed In Traffic Crash; Teen Arrested

BELLINGHAM, Wash. - Bellingham police say a toddler holding her mother's hand while crossing a street was killed Thursday when one car slammed into another, pushing the second vehicle into the family.

Police spokesman Mark Young says a 17-year-old Bellingham High School student has been arrested for investigation of vehicular homicide. Young says that young woman was driving a silver car that slammed into the black sedan that hit the family. The toddler's mother was injured and taken to a nearby hospital for observation. Her two other children, an 8-year-old girl and 5-year-old boy, were unhurt.

The Bellingham Herald says the family was not immediately identified. Young says the 22-year-old woman driving the black sedan was shaken up but not injured. She was not detained.

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