6-year-old girl killed after being struck by car in Brooklyn: Police

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Wednesday, August 25, 2021
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A 6-year-old girl was struck and killed by a car in Brooklyn Tuesday night, according to police.

DYKER HEIGHTS, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A 6-year-old girl was killed after being hit by a car in Brooklyn Tuesday night, according to police.

Officials say a blue Lexus SUV was traveling southbound on 12th Avenue at 67th Street in Dyker Heights.

They say the vehicle struck the child in the street just after 8 p.m.

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The child was taken to Maimonides Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The vehicle remained on the scene.

The investigation is ongoing at this time.

This is breaking news. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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