Girl, 14, killed in San Bernardino hit-and-run while walking to school

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Saturday, September 29, 2018
Girl, 14, killed in San Bernardino hit-and-run
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Surveillance video shows a tan SUV believed to be involved in a fatal hit-and-run in San Bernardino on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018.

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (KABC) -- A 14-year-old girl was killed in a hit and run crash in San Bernardino as she was walking to school Friday.

The collision happened around 7:10 a.m. near Pacific Street and Glasgow Avenue.

The girl was walking in a marked crosswalk when the driver of an SUV going about 40-50 mph failed to stop for the pedestrian, striking her. The vehicle then fled the scene.

The girl was initially described as having life-threatening injuries. By the afternoon, officials confirmed she had died. Her name was not being released until her family was notified.

The vehicle was described as a tan GMC SUV. The driver was an adult Hispanic or African-American female, wearing eyeglasses with brown hair and described as heavyset.

Anyone with information is asked to call Officer Brewer at the San Bernardino CHP Office at (909) 383-4247.