JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Police in Florida say a 5-year-old girl died when the car she was riding in crashed into a pond off of Interstate 95 during the high speed pursuit of a kidnapping suspect.
Police received word that the child had been taken about 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Police say an officer on the way to the scene spotted the suspect's vehicle at a red light.
The driver sped off, leading police on a 30-mile chase with speeds reaching 90 mph.
The female suspect drove into a pond as she exited the highway.
Police apprehended her, but the child was found later at the bottom of the pond.