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12-year-old girl killed in hit-and-run accident in Phoenix

July 31, 2018

PHOENIX (AP) — Police in Phoenix say a 12-year-old girl has died after a hit-and-run accident.

They say the girl was struck about 5 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of 59th Avenue and Indian School Road.

According to police, the girl was crossing 59th Avenue when she was hit by a vehicle and the driver didn’t stop.

Police say the girl was transported to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The name of the girl hasn’t been released yet.

Police say their investigation into the fatal hit-and-run is ongoing and they are trying to locate the driver involved.

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