Three children hit in deadly Delhi accident

Tuesday, August 09, 2011

Authorities in the North Valley are investigating an accident that killed one child and injured two others.

The California Highway Patrol says 69-year-old Manuel Mercado was driving 30-miles-per hour along Oak street near Sycamore in Delhi Monday night when he hit three kids walking in the area. Investigators say the children are 9, 12, and 13 years old.

Authorities say 9-year-old Stephanie Sanchez-Guzman, died at a local hospital. The 12 year old child is recovering from moderate injuries at another hospital. The third child has minor injuries.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation and no arrests have been made.

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