Santa Ana police officers are trying to help the family of a 9-year-old girl who was killed in a car crash

SANTA ANA – Santa Ana police officers are trying to help the family of a 9-year-old girl who was killed in a car crash on Feb. 5. On Thursday, they presented a check to her family in hopes it will help with funeral expenses. Melissa Guadalupe Hernandez was riding in a car with her father the night of Feb. 5. They were on their way to South Coast Global Medical Center because Melissa wasn’t feeling well when they were broadsided by another car. Her father had minor injuries but Hernandez, a student at Jim Thorpe Fundamental Elementary School, didn’t survive the impact. The crash is still under investigation.

The Sana Ana Police Officers Association helped create the online fund to help Melissa’s family pay for her funeral expenses. Officers kicked off the fund by giving $1,000, which they handed to her family at association headquarters in Santa Ana on Thursday.

“The hearts of the personnel at the Santa Ana Police Department went out to the family,” Bao said.

By Alma Fausto, OC Register
Excerpt:  http://www.ocregister.com/articles/family-744295-funeral-melissa.html

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