2-year-old killed after rollover crash in Kandiyohi County; was sitting on 23-year-old driver’s lap

A two-year-old girl was killed following a crash in Kandiyohi County Thursday evening.

According to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called just after 7 p.m. on the report of a crash in the area of 225th Avenue Southwest and County Road 5 on the report of a vehicle rollover.

The sheriff’s office said a 23-year-old woman was driving a vehicle on 225th Avenue Southwest with a 2-year-old child in her lap when her vehicle lost control and rolled into a ditch.

The 2-year-old was airlifted from the scene but died while en route to a hospital.

The driver sustained serious injuries and was taken to an area hospital by ambulance. She was later identified as Kourtney Schwitters, from Clara City.