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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP)

Sick baby dies after family fled Gustav

A New Orleans family who evacuated to Texas to escape Hurricane Gustav is grief-stricken tonight over the death of a family member.

Kerri Vidal says her 7-month-old daughter, Kaitlynn Foret, died yesterday after she suddenly stopped breathing when the family went to Six Flags Over Texas, located in Arlington.

The baby -- who had a genetic disorder -- was rushed to a nearby hospital where she died.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office ruled Kaitlynn died from complications of Joubert syndrome with Dandy-Walker malformation.

The family had gone to Six Flags to get their minds off the storm.

Vidal said she doesn't regret evacuating because her daughter's death, while an unexpected tragedy, could have happened anywhere.

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