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Kern County Health releases 2015 child death report

Posted at 8:53 PM, Oct 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-11 23:53:40-04

The Kern County Department of Public Health released their 2015 Child Death Review Team report Monday.

For the 2015 year, there were a total of 51 child deaths in the county. Twenty were accidental, 2 were homicide, 5 were natural, 4 were suicide, and 20 were labeled as undetermined.

Of the accidental injuries, 55% were motor vehicle related accidents.

The full report shows the results of child death cases reviewed by the Child Death Review Team.