Girl dies in New Haven hit-and-run

June 5, 2008 8:30:14 AM PDT
New Haven officials say an 11-year-old city girl has died after a hit-and-run accident. Police say two cars may have been racing when the girl was hit Wednesday night on Whalley Avenue. Authorities continue to look for the drivers.

The girl's name has not been released. She was brought to Yale-New Haven Hospital.

A spokeswoman for Mayor John DeStefano says the girl died early Thursday morning.

Investigators are asking anyone with information to call the city police department.


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