GERMANTOWN, Md. (AP) — Montgomery County police say a 15-year-old girl was struck and killed by a car while walking to school.

The collision occurred around 7 a.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Germantown Road and Wisteria Drive in Germantown.

Police say the girl, identified as Christina Morris-Ward, was trying to cross the northbound lanes of Germantown Road when she was struck by a car. Police say the car had a green light.

The girl is a 10th-grade student at Seneca Valley High School. She was rushed to the hospital, where she died.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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