Three-year-old dead in fatal crash in Upton County

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UPTON COUNTY (Nexstar) – A three-year-old killed in a crash 18 miles north of Rankin.

On January 21 around 12:15 p.m. DPS troopers responded to a crash on state highway 349.

Investigators say a truck-tractor was driving south on Highway 349 at unsafe speeds on the wet road. They say the driver lost control and slid into a Jeep Grand Cherokee.

The driver of the Jeep and two other passengers were taken to hospitals. They’re expected to be okay.

The three-year-old who died is identified as Liam Sosa of Iraan, Texas. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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