FHP: 1-month-old baby ejected, killed in crash on Florida Turnpike

A 1-month-old baby was killed early Thursday in a crash on the Florida Turnpike, according to Florida Highway Patrol. 

Troopers say the crash happened in the southbound lanes in Osceola County near mile marker 214 approaching Yeehaw Junction. The crash involved a semi truck and a car. 

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According to FHP, a man, a woman and baby were traveling southbound on the Florida Turnpike. FHP says another vehicle was stopped, southbound on the 
Turnpike, due to another crash. For an unknown reason, the car carrying the baby failed to stop while approaching the other vehicle and slammed into the back of it.

The baby was reportedly sitting on the lap of the female passenger and was ejected from the car. The infant was pronounced deceased on scene. 

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This crash remains under investigation.

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