FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - A South Florida mother accused of speeding and killing her child in a car crash has made an appearance in court.
Fatimah Malik appeared in a Broward County courtroom Tuesday and has been charged with vehicular homicide and reckless driving.
Police said the 25-year-old was driving 90 miles per hour when she lost control of her car and crashed into a tree.
The crash happened in August along Royal Palm Boulevard and Rock Island Road in Margate.
Her 5-year-old son was thrown from the vehicle and pronounced dead on the scene.
Police said Malik’s son was not riding in a child safety seat at the time of the crash.
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