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Police Release Name Of Toddler Killed In West OKC Crash

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A child was killed Monday morning following a collision on Western Avenue just south of I-40. A child was killed Monday morning following a collision on Western Avenue just south of I-40.
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Oklahoma City Police have identified a 20-month-old girl killed in a crash that seriously injured her mother.

The two-car collision happened around 7:30 a.m. on Western Avenue just south of Interstate 40. According to police, 20-year-old Maria Castro was driving an SUV south on Western when she became distracted. Police say she then swerved to avoid a cement truck, overcorrected, and spun into oncoming traffic.

The SUV slammed into another vehicle. Castro and daughter, Sophia Brock, were critically injured and rushed to a hospital. Sophia at the hospital.

Police say the 20-month-old was strapped into a car seat when the crash happened. 

The driver of the other vehicle sustained minor injuries and did not have to go to the hospital.

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