A 10-year-old girl was killed in a crash around 9:15 p.m. Wednesday night in the area of U.S. 192 and Avalon Road in Osceola County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Witnesses who spoke to troopers said the 10-year-old girl and several other children were attempting to cross U.S. 192 but were not in the crosswalk or in the area of the intersection when a car, driven by a 71-year-old Kissimmee man, struck the child. The 10-year-old girl died later at the hospital.
The driver stayed at the scene while troopers conducted the investigation of the incident. The name of the girl killed in the crash has not been released at this time.
This is a developing story and Positively Osceola will update this story as more information becomes available from FHP.