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Woman Dies After Car Rampage Kills 3 Kids

A woman has died after being hit by a car that crashed into a crowd during a police chase and killed three young children, at least one of them hers.

Albert Einstein Medical Center spokeswoman Judy Horwitz says 22-year-old Latoya Smith died Thursday morning.

Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey says Wednesday night's crash in the city's Feltonville neighborhood began with two men stealing a motorcycle at gunpoint. One man fled on the motorcycle, and the other sped away in a car.

Police were pursuing the car when it jumped the curb and hit the crowd in front of a house. All the children killed were under age 10.

The car's driver was arrested at the scene. The motorcycle rider was arrested at his home.

Police say they will release more information later Thursday morning.

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