Father of 4-year-old girl killed in go-kart crash in police custody

Posted at 5:48 PM, Aug 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-29 17:48:57-04

Police have taken the father of the 4-year-old girl killed in a go-kart crash early Wednesday morning into custody.

Detroit police say a 4-year-old girl was killed in a go-kart crash on the city's west side.

According to police, the incident happened just before 3 a.m. in the 19300 block of St. Mary's near 7 Mile and Greenfield.

Police say the girl's father took her for a go-kart ride and lost control, hitting a parked car.

The girl suffered blunt force trauma in the accident and was taken to the hospital by her family, but she died from her injuries.