A woman has been arrested for allegedly intentionally pulling her vehicle in front of a truck which resulted in the death of her 10-year-old daughter.
Following a nine-month investigation, the Mentor Police Department determined that 37-year-old Kia Ferguson, of South Euclid intentionally pulled her vehicle in front of a UPS semi-truck on Jan. 25, 2019.
Ji Ferguson, the 10-year-old rear passenger and daughter of Kia Ferguson, died at the scene as a result of the injuries.
Ferguson’s other child, a 6-year-old boy, was injured and taken to the ICU at Cleveland’s MetroHealth Hospital for treatment.
After investigators said “it became clear the Ms. Ferguson intentionally pulled in front of the semi-truck,” the case was handed over to the Lake County Prosecutor’s Office for charges.
Ferguson was taken into custody and is now charged with aggravated murder, murder, attempted murder, attempted aggravated murder, felonious assault, and endangering children.
Mother intentionally pulled in front of truck in crash that killed 10-year-old daughter, Mentor police say
Mentor police have arrested and charged a woman for allegedly intentionally pulling her vehicle in front of a truck which resulted in the death of her 10-year-old daughter.