Officials say a newborn delivered after his mother crashed her SUV and died while on her way to a hospital to give birth to him has also died.
Twenty-seven-year-old Desiree Strout was driving from Canaan, Maine to nearby Skowhegan to have labor induced when her vehicle hit black ice, struck a snowbank and rolled over onto a frozen pond Monday.
Officials say Gage Arthur Weeks was in critical condition after being delivered by an emergency cesarean section.
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Skowehegan Police Chief David Bucknam said he learned Thursday of the baby's death.
Strout's husband, Harry Weeks, and 8-year-old daughter were hospitalized after the crash. Authorities say Weeks suffered serious injuries, but he's expected to survive.