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Driver arrested in death of 5-year-old in Walnut Hills crash, court docs say

Police report a serious crash on Gilbert Avenue in Walnut Hills.
Police report a serious crash on Gilbert Avenue in Walnut Hills.(Cincinnati Police Department)
Updated: May. 7, 2021 at 4:28 PM EDT
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CINCINNATI (FOX19) - A driver has been arrested in connection with a January crash in Walnut Hills that killed a 5-year-old girl, court documents say.

Tenisha Railey, 29, is in jail on one count of vehicular homicide and three counts of vehicular manslaughter.

Tenisha Railey, 29, faces vehicular homicide and three counts of vehicular manslaughter charges...
Tenisha Railey, 29, faces vehicular homicide and three counts of vehicular manslaughter charges in connection with a deadly head-on crash in Walnut Hills, court documents say.(Hamilton County Jail)

Cincinnati police said Railey’s car went left of center in the 3000 block of Gilbert Avenue near Woodburn Avenue around 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 28.

Her car struck a car driven by Kianna Edwards head-on and then hit another vehicle, officers said.

5-year-old Allena Edwards, a passenger in Kianna’s vehicle, suffered life-threatening injuries and died several days later at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

Railey is due in court on May 10.

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