ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A 60-year-old man driving an SUV ran over a 7-year-old girl trying to cross Blue Sky Drive in Arlington, killing her.
It happened Tuesday night.READ MORE: Mesquite Police Identify Officer Killed In Shooting, Vigil To Be Held Sunday
Investigators believe that the SUV was traveling southbound on in the 800 block of Blue Sky Drive when the child attempted to cross the street from the east to the west. That’s when she was hit.READ MORE: 1 Killed, 3 Injured In Arlington Car Accident
Police said she was transported to a local hospital and later pronounced deceased.
The driver of the SUV was cooperative and police released him from the scene. Police said there were no immediate signs of impairment on the driver and no information or evidence that suggests speeding was involved.MORE NEWS: No. 3 Cincinnati Claims AAC Crown, Possible Playoff Spot
The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office will release the child’s identity once next of kind are identified.