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Toddler dies from injuries suffered in Auburn-area wreck

A toddler has died from injuries suffered in a wreck Nov. 23 near Auburn.

The child was 3-year-old Michael Chopovdya, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Two adults and two children, including Michael, were hurt in the two-car crash near Peasley Canyon Way South and South 340th Street, King County sheriff’s spokeswoman DB Gates said.

Michael died from his injuries at a hospital Nov. 26.

Gates declined to provided information about the conditions of the others.

She said the four were traveling in the same vehicle, and that it did not appear drugs or alcohol were involved.

Gates did not have further information about the wreck.

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