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Baby Dies Days After Maine Crash With Box Truck

The driver of the truck, Rene Romero, 53, of Lynn, Massachusetts, was arrested in connection with the crash and charged with felony aggravated driving to endanger

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York County Sheriff's Office

The family of a 10-month-old girl who was critically injured in a crash in Maine says she has died.

The crash happened on the morning of Jan. 10 in Waterboro and badly injured Gabrielle Kennedy. The SUV Kennedy was a passenger in was hit from behind a box truck while attempting to make a left turn.

The family released a statement saying Gabrielle died as a result of her injuries on Monday morning at Maine Medical Center in Portland.

Police said last week the baby's mother, 37-year-old Ellen Kennedy, of Sanford, suffered minor injuries.

The driver of the truck, 53-year-old Rene Romero of Lynn, Massachusetts, was arrested and charged with felony aggravated driving to endanger. He appeared in court Friday, didn't enter a plea, and is due back May 8.

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