Police responded to a pedestrian crash at Josephine and Spottswood at 4 p.m. A small park with a playground sits at the intersection.
According to a witness, the little girl was crossing the street with her sister. Her sister tried to pull her back when the car hit her.
Police said the child was taken to a hospital in critical condition, where she later died. The driver stayed on the scene.
The driver of the car will not face charges, police said.