Accident claims child’s life

A Friday two-vehicle wreck in Cameron has claimed the life of a child. 

According to Cameron Police, 10-year-old Jayla Rider of Cameron died Monday in a Temple hospital due to injuries sustained in Friday’s accident at the intersection of 6th and Travis in Cameron. 

Rider and another child were passengers in a car driven by Penny Taylor of Cameron which collided with another vehicle driven by Oran Ray Roberts of Oklahoma. 

The wreck blocked the northbound lanes of US 77 and backed up traffic Friday afternoon. Traffic was cleared around 5 p.m. Friday.

Both children sustained injuries and were rushed to the hospital. Neither driver was hurt.