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Teen Dead After Being Hit By Cars In D.C.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A 16-year-old has died after being hit by a car in northwest Washington, and police are asking for the public’s help in locating a vehicle involved in the crash.

The Metropolitan Police Department said the girl died Saturday at about 2:15 p.m. The girl, who police said was from northwest Washington, was struck Friday around 6 p.m. at the intersection of First Street and New York Avenue NW.

Police say the accident happened when a 2003 Pontiac Bonnerville that had a green light hit the girl who was crossing outside of a crosswalk. A tan sport utility vehicle with D.C. registration then hit the girl. The Pontiac remained on the scene but the SUV did not stop.

Police did not release the teen’s name.

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

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