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Child dies after being hit by stolen truck; driver arrested

ANTIOCH, Calif. (AP) - Police in Northern California say a 4-year-old girl was killed and her 2-year-old sister was critically injured when a stolen pickup truck crashed against their vehicle.

Posted: Jan. 18, 2018 2:49 PM

ANTIOCH, Calif. (AP) - Police in Northern California say a 4-year-old girl was killed and her 2-year-old sister was critically injured when a stolen pickup truck crashed against their vehicle.

KTVU reports 23-year-old Noe Saucedo, of Pittsburg, was arrested on one count of murder and two counts of felony evading in Wednesday's crash in Antioch, which also injured the girls' mother.

The Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office says Saucedo was driving a stolen pickup truck when a deputy spotted it on a highway and began following it without activating his emergency lights.

It says Saucedo exited the highway and moments later went through a red light at a high speed and collided with the girls' pickup truck.

Saucedo is being held on $1 million bail. It was not immediately clear if has an attorney.

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