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Child, 1, killed in single-car crash in Ruskin

RUSKIN — A 1-year-old child was killed Sunday night and four family members were hospitalized when their vehicle overturned into a ditch.

Deputies, responding to the scene after receiving several 911 calls around 6:30 p.m., located the overturned vehicle in a ditch near 3105 Double D Ranch Trail with five victims inside, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.

Christopher Garcia died at the scene, deputies said.

The child’s mother and father, and two siblings were transported to a local hospital and are listed in stable condition.

The cause of the crash is under investigation, deputies said.

This is a developing story. Stay with tampabay.com for updates.

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