Hundreds attend viewing for baby killed in crash

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Associated Press

Posted on August 4, 2013 at 6:36 PM

Updated Sunday, Aug 4 at 6:36 PM

NORTH BERGEN, N.J. (AP) — Hundreds of people have come out to mourn the death of an infant killed when an out-of-control bus knocked over a light pole, which then fell into her stroller.

A viewing for 8-month-old Angelie Paredes was held Sunday afternoon at Vainieri Funeral Home in North Bergen.

The child was killed and seven others injured Tuesday when the bus veered off a West New York street, hitting the pole that fell on the stroller. It then struck a tree, another pole and a parked car that then struck three other vehicles.

The bus driver, Idowu Daramola, is being held on $250,000 bail. He faces charges of death by auto, reckless driving and using a cellphone while operating a vehicle.

The child's funeral will be held Monday morning.

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Information from: The Jersey Journal (Jersey City, N.J.), http://www.nj.com/jjournal

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