Child killed in crash in Cherokee County

CHEROKEE COUNTY (KYTX) -- A one year-old boy is dead and three people are in the hospital after a man ran off the road in an SUV and hit a tree Thursday night.  It happened on Highway 79 in Cherokee County just east of County Road 4209 around 6 p.m. 

DPS tells CBS19 one-year-old Alexis Arredondo died in the crash. The driver, 28-year-old Jose Arredondo is in serious condition. Ten-month-old Vanesa Arredondo and 21-year-old Ana Torres are also hospitalized but Torres had non-life-threatening injuries.

DPS says the road was dry at the time and the children were buckled up.  They're being treated at ETMC in Jacksonville.


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