Madera County crash kills child, 6, on Highway 99

FRESNO, Calif.

It happened around four o'clock Tuesday afternoon in the southbound lanes near Avenue 12.

According to the CHP, several vehicles were passing a tractor trailer. That's when the driver of a Chevy Aveo swerved and lost control.

Investigators say the child died at the scene. The child's mother and a teenager were taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

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