Father of 4-year-old girl killed in go-kart crash on Detroit's west side taken into custody

Child was riding with father, Detroit police say

Autumn Young (WDIV)
Autumn Young (WDIV)

DETROIT – The father of a 4-year-old girl who was killed Wednesday morning in a go-kart crash on Detroit's west side has been taken into custody.

According to police, the go-kart she was riding in crashed into a parked car around 3 a.m. Wednesday on St. Marys Street near Cambridge Avenue.

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The child's father, who was also injured, was taking the girl for a ride when he lost control and hit the parked car, police said.

The father was being treated for injuries. He was taken into custody around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Detroit police are investigating.

Click here to visit the family's GoFundMe page.

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