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2nd Child Passes Away After Winchester Crash

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Posted at 9:25 PM, Jan 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-04 06:09:45-05

A second child has passed away from injuries sustained in a three-car crash in Franklin County.

Representatives at Vanderbilt University Medical Center confirmed 7-year-old John Hill died at the hospital Sunday.

The wreck happened around 11:30 a.m. on New Year’s Eve on Dinah Shore Boulevard in Winchester.

John’s twin brother, James, also died from injuries he received in the crash. Their parents, Aaron and Lynetta, were injured.

Authorities said Aaron was seriously injured. Lynetta was expected to be okay, but suffered a broken back and six broken ribs.

Officials with the Winchester Police Department said a minivan carrying the Hill family was heading south. The van was stopped at a red light when a 2008 Kia, slammed into the back of it, forcing the van into the intersection and oncoming traffic

The van then collided with a Ford F-150 pickup truck. Police said the driver of the Kia was traveling at a high rate of speed, about 90 miles per hour.

The driver of the Kia, identified as 83-year-old Mary Parks, died Friday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center from her injuries.

A gofundme account has been set up for donations for the Hill family. You can visit the page by clicking here.