Family that lost baby in Herriman crash released from hospital

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HERRIMAN (News4Utah)- On the evening of Monday, April 9th the lives of the Skankey family would forever change.

It was just after 7:15 p.m. 

Bryce Skankey was driving on Rosecrest Road with his wife Tonya in the passenger seat,his two daughters, 5-month-old Alice and 2-year-old Yuki, in the back. As they approached the intersection near Mountain View Corridor the driver of a 1997 green GMC truck came charging through a red light, crashing into them and a nearby car.

Alice was killed instantly. Her parents and 2-year-old sister were taken to the hospital with critical injuries.

Police said Alice’s parents and sister are improving. They were released from the hospital late Wednesday afternoon. 

Those that know the Skankey family are doing what they can to help.

“Our hearts break for this young family and the difficult time they are going through right now,” campaign organizer Megan Cumrine Fisher said. 

“Any donation helps this sweet, loved family. We know the Skankey’s greatly appreciate all of the contributions, prayers and thoughts coming their way,” she added.

If you would like to donate to help this young family with funeral and medical expenses click here.

*Please note, it was originally reported that Alice was 9 months old and her sister was 3 years old, but family friends tell News4Utah the baby was 5 months and her sister is two.

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