Police: 3-year-old was not secured in a car seat at time of deadly crash

3-year-old Johnny Lee Frazier III was killed in crash. (Picture from Ladena Longuemire)

SAGINAW, Mich. -- ***UPDATE***

Detective Lopez with the Saginaw Police Department says that the child was not secured in a car seat at the time of the crash.

Instead, Lopez said the child “was secured in a shoulder and lap belt.”


Police say a 3-year-old boy is dead following a car crash.

The car crash happened just after 7 p.m. at the intersections of South 12th and Walnut streets.

Police say a Jeep Liberty and a Dodge Caliber were involved in the crash, and that three-year-old Johnny Lee Frazier III was pronounced dead at a local hospital following the crash.

Police believe that speed and disregarding a stop sign may have been factors in the crash.

The investigation is ongoing.

Witnesses are asked to call the Saginaw Police Department at 989-759-1598.

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