Man, infant killed in early morning crash in Dallas

A 25-year-old man and an infant were killed in a crash early Saturday morning in Dallas.

The wreck happened just after 2:30 a.m., in the 6400 block of Grand Avenue, near La Vista Drive.

Police said James Lee Bernard III was driving northbound at a high rate of speed with a 22-year-old woman in the passenger seat. The woman had an infant in her lap.


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The suspect and the driver of the 18-wheeler had to be taken to the hospital after the crash, according to the Dallas County Sheriff's Office.

Investigators said Bernard lost control of the car, hit the curb, then hit a tree.

Bernard was pronounced dead at the scene. The woman passenger was taken to a hospital in serious condition.

The infant was taken to a hospital, where the child died, police said.