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8-year-old killed in Lawrence crash; suspect in custody

The crash occurred at the intersection of Andover Street and Winthrop Avenue.

An 8-year-old child was killed in a two-car crash in Lawrence Saturday evening and a person is in custody, authorities said.

The crash occurred at the intersection of Andover Street and Winthrop Avenue, said Carrie Kimball, a spokeswoman for the Essex district attorney’s office.

State Police tweeted around 8:45 p.m. that they were on the scene assisting Lawrence police with the investigation. The department’s accident reconstruction team is on scene, the tweet said.