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5-Year-Old Girl Struck and Killed by SUV in Brooklyn

By Ben Fractenberg | September 26, 2013 8:15pm 
 A 5-year-old girl was killed after being struck by a SUV in Sunset Park, Brooklyn on Thursday.
A 5-year-old girl was killed after being struck by a SUV in Sunset Park, Brooklyn on Thursday.
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SUNSET PARK — A girl was struck and killed by an SUV while crossing the street in Brooklyn Thursday afternoon.

Kiko Shao, 5, was running northeast across 55th Street towards 5th Avenue about 3:23 p.m. when a Cadillac Escalade traveling down the block hit her, according to police.

The young girl was rushed to Lutheran Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.

The 28-year-old male driver remained on the scene, according to the NYPD. 

The driver has not been charged and the investigation is ongoing, police said.

 

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