Man Arrested in Westminster Crash That Killed 3-Year-Old Girl

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WESTMINSTER (CNS) - A 26-year-old man turned himself into Westminster police following a crash that killed a 3-year-old girl, police said Saturday.

Bautista Decastilla of Westminster was booked into the Orange County Jail on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter after he appeared at the Westminster police station and spoke with investigators, Commander Kevin MacCormick said.

The crash occurred at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Goldenwest and 21st streets, MacCormick said.

Arriving officers provided medical aid until Orange County Fire Authority paramedics rushed the injured girl to Children's Hospital of Orange County where she was pronounced dead, the commander said.

The Westminster Police Department's Serious Traffic Accident Response team was investigating the crash. MacCormick said neither drugs nor alcohol appeared to be a factor in the accident.

Anyone who witnessed the crash was asked to call Sgt. Anil Adam at 714- 548-3770, or Orange County Crime Stoppers at 1-855-TIP-OCCS.

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