GREAT FALLS, Mont. — A 7-year-old girl was struck and killed by a vehicle in a Great Falls neighborhood.

Police say the girl was hit at about 6 p.m. Wednesday and died in the hospital emergency room. The collision is still being investigated.

Sgt. Jim Wells says police do not believe the girl’s death was the result of criminal activity.

Her name has not been released.

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