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Girl killed in I-280 crash is identified

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office has identified the girl who was killed in a crash on Interstate 280 near Palo Alto on Saturday.

Dalia Campos, 11, of Watsonville. was one of eight people in a white Ford F-150 pickup truck headed north on I-280 at about 11:30 a.m. when it veered off the roadway south of Page Mill Road for unknown reasons and overturned, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Dalia and two other Watsonville residents -- the driver, 37-year-old Maria Campos, and Simon Figueroa, 44 -- were ejected from the pickup and suffered major injuries, the CHP reported.

The girl died shortly after she was taken to a hospital, according to the CHP. The five other passengers suffered minor to moderate injuries.

CHP investigators said it does not appear that alcohol or drugs played a role in the crash, but they said at least several people in the truck -- including the three who were ejected -- were not wearing seat belts.

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Girl killed in I-280 crash is identified

Uploaded: Mon, Jul 1, 2013, 3:54 pm

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office has identified the girl who was killed in a crash on Interstate 280 near Palo Alto on Saturday.

Dalia Campos, 11, of Watsonville. was one of eight people in a white Ford F-150 pickup truck headed north on I-280 at about 11:30 a.m. when it veered off the roadway south of Page Mill Road for unknown reasons and overturned, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Dalia and two other Watsonville residents -- the driver, 37-year-old Maria Campos, and Simon Figueroa, 44 -- were ejected from the pickup and suffered major injuries, the CHP reported.

The girl died shortly after she was taken to a hospital, according to the CHP. The five other passengers suffered minor to moderate injuries.

CHP investigators said it does not appear that alcohol or drugs played a role in the crash, but they said at least several people in the truck -- including the three who were ejected -- were not wearing seat belts.

Comments

Anon
another community
on Jul 3, 2013 at 12:29 pm
Anon, another community
on Jul 3, 2013 at 12:29 pm

My sincere condolences to the family and friends of this little girl. So sad.


Diego campos
another community
on Jul 5, 2013 at 12:46 pm
Diego campos , another community
on Jul 5, 2013 at 12:46 pm

You guys don't even know the story one my sister was 12 and two my mom was not ejected from the car get your facts right !


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