A seven month old infant girl died Tuesday after she was critically injured in a one vehicle rollover in Washington County. .
Reports from the Texas Department of Public Safety say a father was driving his two children home along FM 50 near Independence at 9:42 am Tuesday, when he fell asleep at the wheel, ran off the road, tried to steer his way back, but rolled over. Ashuanti Kalice Mitchell was thrown from a red GMC and rushed to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bryan. She died two hours later. DPS troopers considered calling in a PHI helicopter but opted for the ambulance.
The girl’s father and another two-year old child were also transported to the hospital but treated and released.
The accident remains under investigation, including a concern that the infant’s car seat was not properly installed.