MONTCALM COUNTY, Mich. — A 6-year-old girl has died from her injuries after she and her mother were involved in a crash in Montcalm County Monday morning, Michigan State Police said.
"It is with great sadness that we share this update that the 6-year-old girl has passed away from her injuries. The loss of a child is a tremendous heartache, and our thoughts and condolences are extended to the family and friends," MSP said in a Tweet.
The crash happened on Sidney Road near Stevenson in Montcalm County around 6:30 a.m. Monday morning.
Police say that a 37-year-old man crossed the center lane and hit a Subaru driven by a 29-year-old woman with her 6-year-old daughter riding as a passenger.
The crash caused the Subaru to catch fire with both the mother and daughter still inside.
A nurse driving on the road saw the fire and rescued the mother and daughter from the burning Subaru, MSP said.
The mother and daughter were transported to a hospital in critical condition, but the child has since died. The 37-year-old man was also taken to the hospital with serious injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.
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