Police Release Name Of Toddler Killed In West OKC Crash


Monday, February 11th 2013, 10:02 am
By: News 9


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.