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Child killed as car, semi truck collide along SR-9 in Whatcom County

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EVERSON, Wash. - One person was killed Wednesday as a car and semi truck collided near Everson in Whatcom County, the Washington State Patrol reports.

Troopers and medics responded to the scene, on State Route 9 just south of Hopewell Road, at about 11:30 a.m. after receiving reports of a serious crash.

A wrecked car and a semi truck were found at the crash site. 

WSP says the driver of the car, a 26-year-old woman, was transported to St. Joseph Hospital in critical condition. Her child was killed in the crash.

According to state patrol, the woman is facing vehicular homicide charges.

State patrol says the woman was driving southbound on SR 9 when she left the roadway to the east and continued driving southbound. 

Investigators say she did not yield to the semi truck.

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