2-year-old killed in suspected DUI crash in Kings County, CHP says

KINGS COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) -- California Highway Patrol officers are investigating a crash that killed a two-year-old girl in Kings County late Thursday night.

It happened just before midnight along Interstate 5 near Highway 41, south of Kettleman City.

Officers say the 29-year-old driver of a Honda Civic drifted off the road, hit the shoulder and the vehicle overturned.

The driver suffered major injuries and was taken to a local hospital. His two-year-old passenger died.

Investigators say they believe alcohol or drugs may have been factors in the crash.

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