KSP: 5-year-old dies trying to cross the street


CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky State Police say a 5-year-old and an 11-year-old crossed into the street, the collision killing the 5-year-old.

Troopers say Friday afternoon the two girls were trying to cross Pembroke Oak Grove Road when they stepped into the path of a pickup truck towing a trailer.

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Both girls were taken to the hospital, the 5-year-old was pronounced dead at the hospital, and the 11-year-old was treated for leg injuries according to State Police.

The condition of the driver wasn’t released.

The crash is still an ongoing investigation.