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3rd Child Dies after Pierce Co. Car Crash

Updated: 12/21/2013 9:22 AM
Created: 12/14/2013 6:52 PM 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.


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