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Six-year-old girl killed by vehicle in Orange Mound

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A 6-year-old girl is dead after being struck by a vehicle.

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.

Police were at the corner of Josephine and Spottswood where a child was reportedly struck and killed by a vehicle (Luke Jones)