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NYPD: 8-year-old girl fatally struck by SUV while crossing street in Brooklyn

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NEW YORK — Police say an 8-year-old girl has died after being struck by a vehicle in Brooklyn.

It happened at about 5 p.m. Wednesday at East 22nd Street and Ditmas Avenue in Prospect Park South.

Police say Jadann Williams, of Brooklyn, was attempting to cross the street when she was hit by a Toyota SUV driven by a 35-year-old man.

The child was taken to Kings County Hospital with severe head trauma and died.

Police say the driver remained at the scene.

The investigation continues.

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