UPDATE: Child dies following weekend crash

UPDATE: Child dies following weekend crash

VERNON, TX (KAUZ) - The eight-year-old girl who was involved in a car crash in Vernon over the weekend has died.

She was transported to United Regional in Wichita Falls Saturday morning with life-threatening injuries and was later transported to Dallas where she passed away from her injuries Sunday.

The crash happened early Saturday morning on U.S. highway 287.

The girl was inside the Nissan Pathfinder with four other passengers when it was struck from behind by a dodge pick-up driven by Anthony Isiah Gomez from Vernon.

Everyone inside the pathfinder was transported to the hospital.
Twenty-year-old Gomez was arrested and charged with intoxication assault with a vehicle.

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