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Baby struck, killed in pedestrian crash

Two pedestrians were struck and one was killed Monday night on Buena Vista Road.

Muscogee County Deputy Coroner Pamela Smith said a 9-month-old baby was killed in the crash that occurred about 9 p.m. Smith pronounced the baby dead at the scene at 9:36 p.m.

The child's babysitter is listed in critical condition at The Medical Center.

According to a police report the babysitter and child were crossing the street near 4692 Buena Vista Road. They were not in the cross walk the report stated.

A 1996 Honda Accord traveling west on Buena Vista Road struck the child and babysitter. The driver was not impaired, according to the report. He told police he did not see the pedestrians prior to striking them.

The Columbus Police Department's motor squad is investigating the crash.

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