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11-year-old girl killed, two other children critically injured in West Baltimore crash

11-year-old girl killed, two other children critically injured in West Baltimore crash

An 11-year-old girl is dead and two other children are in critical condition after a car crash Saturday afternoon in West Baltimore, police said.

A vehicle traveling westbound on Wilkens Avenue "at a high rate of speed" shortly after 4:30 p.m. crossed the double yellow line and collided with the SUV in which the children were traveling, Det. Nicole Monroe said.

The 11-year-old girl was ejected from the SUV, Monroe said. She was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where she was pronounced dead.

The two other children were taken to area hospitals, where they were in critical condition early Sunday, Monroe said.

The driver of the SUV was...

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