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NEW YORK (AP) — Police say an ailing 6-month-old boy being rushed to a New York City hospital was declared dead after a relative ran a red light and crashed into another vehicle.

When he arrived at a Staten Island hospital early Saturday, Damaris Earps could not be saved.

Earlier at home, his mother found him unresponsive and quickly loaded him into a van that crashed into an SUV at an intersection in Staten Island’s West Brighton section.

Police say the baby boy had recently been suffering from flu-like symptoms and it was not clear if the collision contributed to the baby’s death. The medical examiner will determine the exact cause.