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Child, 2 adults killed in Wheaton car crash

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A 4-year-old Montgomery County girl was killed in a car crash that also killed her father and uncle and seriously injured her mother, police said Monday.

Elizabeth Lemus of the 12900 block of Crisfield Road was killed after she was ejected from the car she was riding in Sunday night, along with Salvador Lemus Ramos, 39, and Felipe Pineda, 50, of the 3700 block of Bel Pre Road.

Elizabeth's mother, Elba Pineda, 31, was also ejected from the car, but remained in serious condition at a hospital.

Police said the fatal crash happened at about 9:47 p.m. near the intersection of Georgia Avenue and Kayson Street in Wheaton.

Police said the 2000 Nissan Sentra carrying Elizabeth and her family was being driven by her father, and when he was making a left turn from Kayson Street on to northbound Georgia Avenue, it was struck by a 2008 Volkswagon Passat and a 2011 Chevrolet Camaro which were traveling southbound.

Elizabeth and her uncle were pronounced dead at the scene, while her father was taken to a hospital where he later died.

The two other drivers 25 and 35 years old and both from Wheaton. Police did not say if they were injured. No charges have been field.

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