Girl, 2, dies after hit by car in South Philly

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A 2-year-old girl died after she was hit by a car in Point Breeze Wednesday evening.
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A 2-year-old girl died after she was hit by a car in South Philadelphia Wednesday evening.

The accident happened on the 1200 block of  South 21st Street in the city’s Point Breeze neighborhood, 6ABC Action News reports.

The girl reportedly darted out into the roadway from the sidewalk while she was playing with her father. The driver whose car struck the young girl, who was pronounced dead at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia about 9 p.m., didn’t have a chance to stop.

The fatal accident remains under investigation.



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