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Infant Dies After April Car Accident

Posted on June 1, 2011 7:01 am under Car Accidents

An infant who was critically injured in a Milwaukee car accident last month died Saturday after being removed from life support.

According to official with the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner, three-month-old David Fayete died at a Milwaukee hospital over the weekend. The infant was injured when the car his mother was driving struck atree at the intersection of 70th and Hampton on April 21st. He was diagnosed with skull fractures, subdural hematomas, extensive hemorrhages,and a small epidural.

Fayete’s mother told Milwaukee Police that the infant had been in a car seat at the time of the accident, though both the child and the seat had been removed from the car by the time first responders arrived on the scene.

The cause of the accident remains unclear.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the victim’s family and friends during this difficult time.