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Woman and boy killed in Baltimore shopping center crash identified

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Posted at 11:55 AM, Jan 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-15 08:20:19-05

BALTIMORE — Baltimore City Police have identified the woman and 10-year-old boy who were killed after a pickup truck crashed in a shopping center on Friday.

Aruond 4:35 p.m., investigators believe five people were inside of a pickup truck driving around the Mount Clare Junction Shopping Center when someone opened the door.

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While the door was open, the car began to accelerate through the parking lot and it hit the front wall of the building, sending 31-year-old Maria Ramirez and her 10-year-old son Yonathan Ramirez to the hospital. Both died as a result of their injuries.

Two other people inside of the truck were also injured, a 9-year-old girl and a 15-year-old girl. The driver of the truck, a 30-year-old man was not injured.

Detectives from the Baltimore Police CRASH Team are continuing to investigate this incident. Any witnesses are asked to call 410-396-2606.