Girl, 5, dies after being struck by truck
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a 5-year-old girl has died after she was struck by a vehicle in the Tuscaloosa area.
Tuscaloosa police say the girl was walking on 25th Avenue near Fourth Street with a 14-year-old girl when both children were hit by a truck around 2 p.m. Sunday.
The driver of the truck, who was unidentified, took them to DCH Regional Medical Center, where the 5-year-old died.
The Tuscaloosa News reports (http://bit.ly/Z5dsVp) that the condition of the older girl was not known.
Police said the accident remained under investigation.
Information from: The Tuscaloosa News, http://www.tuscaloosanews.com