Girl, 11, killed in hit and run accident

November 25, 2009 3:49:59 AM PST
An 11-year-old girl was struck and killed by a hit and run driver in Smithtown on Tuesday night.The accident happened on East Main Street outside Napper Tandy's Irish Pub just after 7:00 p.m.

According to a woman that works there, the girl was crossing the street with her mother and brother when she was hit by a vehicle that fled the scene.

Another witness said the girl was thrown 20 yards in the air, landing underneath a parked car. He called the vehicle a van or an SUV.

Police were looking for a white four door pick up truck. Investigators believe the vehicle will have damage.