UPDATE: Child dies, woman arrested following Lexington crash

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A woman has been charged in connection to a crash that killed a child Friday morning in Lexington.

The wreck happened around 3 a.m. on Tates Creek Road.

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According to the Lexington Police Department, 24-year-old Sequoyah Collins was traveling at a high rate of speed and went through a red light at the intersection of Tates Creek Road and Lansdowne Drive, hitting a car.

Police say that car had six people inside – two adults and four children, ranging in age from 9 to 12.

All six people in the car were taken to the hospital.



Police say 10-year-old Alexia Gomez Hernandez died from her injuries.

Collins was arrested at the scene and is charged with driving under the influence.

Police say additional charges are pending.

A Go-Fund-Me page has been set up to benefit Alexia’s family, here.