A four-year-old girl is murdered after her father took her and her older sister to a kart in Detroit at three in the morning.
- Autumn Young suffered a fatal blunt-force trauma to his head while riding a go-kart with his father and his six-year-old sister
- Police say the 29-year-old father lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a parked car
- Both he and his eldest daughter suffered non-fatal damages
- Father was placed in police custody on Wednesday afternoon
Snejana Farberov for Dailymail.com
A four-year-old girl was killed in a go-karting accident when police say her father took her and her eldest daughter for a ride in Detroit and lost control.
Authorities say the accident occurred around 3 am Wednesday on the west side of the city.
The girl's father, 29, was driving the kart with the four-year-old boy, identified by his family and friends as Autumn Young, when he crashed the vehicle into a car parked in the 19300 block of St. Mary's. Street. informed WDIV.
Autumn Young, 4 (left and right), died Wednesday after police said her father took her on a karting trip that ended in an accident.
The 29-year-old man lost control of this go-kart and crashed it into a car parked on St. Mary's Street
According to one relative, the six-year-old autumn sister was also visiting with her father, Fox 2 reported.
According to reports, the impact of the collision sent the father and his daughters flying out of the vehicle.
The members of the family transported Autumn to a hospital, but she died of a blunt force blow to the head.
His father was taken to a hospital to receive treatment for injuries that do not endanger his life, and his surviving daughter suffered bruises that did not require hospitalization, according to a police detective.
You see the police working on the scene of the fatal accident on the west side of Detroit on early Wednesday
On Wednesday afternoon, the father was discharged from the hospital and placed in the custody of the Detroit police.
An order request will be sent to the Wayne County Attorney's Office.
Meanwhile, a family member has launched an online fundraiser to help the girl's family with their final expenses.