St. Paul police investigate death of child at crash scene near Como Zoo

- St. Paul police are investigating the death of a child found dead at the scene of a car crash near Como Zoo.

Police arrived at Midway Avenue near the zoo to find a grey car had crashed into a light pole. The driver was treated and released. A child was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say it is not be clear whether the child died from injuries sustained in the crash or from other factors. The autopsy report is expected to be released on Thursday, but police say there was no evidence of trauma. 

The Ramsey County medical examiner has not yet released the identity or ages of the victims.


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