4-year-old girl dies after father’s street racing crash in Cincinnati

A 4-year-old girl died Tuesday after she was critically injured in a New Year’s Day crash.

Police said her father crashed around 1:20 p.m. Monday during a street race with another driver on Winton Road near the intersection with Dutch Colony Drive.

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Terence McNulty, 25, was driving a 2004 Ford Taurus north on Winton Road and racing Gerald Howell, 30, who was driving a 2001 Audi A6, Cincinnati police said in a news release. The two vehicles made contact, causing the Ford to veer into the southbound lane and hit a 2004 Subaru Forester, then go off the road and over a guardrail. The Audi also hit another car headed south.

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McNulty's 4-year-old daughter was riding with him at the time, according to police.

Sgt. Mike Machenheimer said she suffered life-threatening injuries and was being treated at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, where she died Tueday, police stated in a second news release issued Tuesday night.

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