7-month-old killed in 'domino-like' crash in Statesville

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A seven-month-old baby died following a three-vehicle wreck Tuesday afternoon in Statesville, police said. 

The accident happened around 3:43 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24 on Garner Bagnal Blvd. and Cochran Strett. 

According to Statesville police, two vehicles were stopped for traffic when a third vehicle struck the second vehicle causing it to strike the first vehicle in 'domino-like' crash. 

Two people were transported to area hospitals. A short time later, word was received from the hospital that the crash had claimed the life of a seven-month-old that was in the third vehicle.

This remains an open, active investigation.