Pregnant Latina Teen Dies in Car Crash After Giving Birth at the Roadside

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A pregnant teen involved in a head-on crash in California on Sunday passed away from her injuries after giving birth to her child on the scene.

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Joanna Marisela Delgado, an 18-year-old in her third trimester, gave birth to her daughter by cesarean section. The infant also died on Monday at the hospital.

Delgado, of Kerman, was driving a Honda Civic through Five Points, Calif. on Sunday night when the vehicle swerved into the middle lane and hit another car head-on. The driver of the other vehicle, 24-year-old Adriana Solorio Romero, was pronounced dead at the scene as well.

A 10-year-old boy was also in the car with Delgado. He is the lone survivor of the accident, but remains hospitalized and in critical condition.

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Authorities are investigating what caused the incident.