Girl, 7, killed in NC crash, another 7-year-old girl in critical condition

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) — A 7-year-old girl died from injuries suffered in a Friday night crash in Matthews.

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The crash happened in the 3300 block of Sam Newell Road in front of Crown Point Elementary School.

Four people were in the vehicle when it crashed into a tree.

The driver and a 1-year-old boy were reportedly taken to the hospital and have since been released.

Two 7-year-old girls were also in the car. One of the little girls died due to her injuries.

The other girl is still in critical condition, Matthews police said.

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According to police, speed could be determined to be a contributing factor in the crash, but the incident is still under investigation.

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