3rd Child Dies after Pierce Co. Car Crash

Updated: 12/21/2013 9:22 AM KSTP.com By: Megan Stewart



A third child has died after a car crash in Pierce County Thursday, according to a memorial Facebook page.

The post said the 5-year-old niece of driver Kari Milberg died Saturday. Laynie had been airlifted to Regions Hospital in St. Paul after the collision.

Milberg was ejected and her 12-year-old daughter, Lydia, died at the scene. One of Milberg's 5-year-old nieces, Claire, was pronounced dead at hospital in River Falls, Wis.

Milberg and Laynie both had surgery for brain swelling, according to a CaringBridge website for Milberg.

Milberg's son, Easton, has minor injuries.

For KSTP's previous coverage of the car crash, click here.