Police: 9-month-old child killed in Lexington wreck

LEXINGTON, N.C. — Police said a 9-month-old child was killed in a single-vehicle car wreck Monday morning in Lexington.

Police said 27-year-old Chrystal Nicole Tanksley ran off the right side of Raleigh Road around 3:47 a.m. and struck a utility pole, coming to a stop near the E-Z Car Wash at 700 Raleigh Road.

Police said her only passenger was 9-month-old Zakeri A Mouzon who was pronounced dead shortly after being taken to Lexington Medical Center.

Police said the investigation is ongoing and they are still trying to determine what caused the wreck.

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