WELLS, Maine — A baby died Monday afternoon in a one-car crash on the Maine Turnpike in Wells, according to Maine State Police.

The victim was identified as 11-month-old Reece Degen of Sanford. The girl’s mother, 21-year-old Brianna Degen of Sanford, was the front-seat passenger in the car. The driver was 22-year-old Alyssa Cray of Sanford. Both women were taken to Maine Medical Center in Portland with multiple injuries.

Cray’s two children, 4-month-old Connor Cray and 3-year-old Alexandria Cray, also were taken to Maine Medical Center with minor injuries.

Conner was in a child safety seat, and Alexandria was wearing a seat belt. The child who died also was in a child safety seat in the back seat and suffered fatal head injuries. She died shortly after arrival at York Hospital.

The crash took place in heavy rain. Cray lost control of the car, which struck guardrails and then came to rest along the treeline beside the highway.

The crash remains under investigation.