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Woman arrested in West Palm Beach toddler's May death

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Posted at 1:24 PM, Aug 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-01 04:08:38-04

A West Palm Beach woman was arrested Thursday morning in connection with a crash that killed a 2-year-old boy in May.

Abrianna Miller, 28 was arrested at about 11 a.m. by U.S. marshals and faces aggravated manslaughter.

West Palm Beach police said a child warrant was issued Wednesday for her arrest.

The May 26 wreck killed Lanard McDowell Jr.

The toddler's father said Lanard and other kids were playing in a yard behind the gate at his home off Broadway and 59th Street.

The driver of a Jeep who hit Lanard left the scene unaware that he hit the child. The driver later received a call from the toddler's father and then went to the Riviera Beach police station.  The driver was not charged in the crash.

Milller is charged with negligent manslaughter.