COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — An investigation is underway after a 6-year-old girl was hit and killed by a van as she was riding her bike in a crosswalk in Colorado Springs.
The Gazette reports the girl was riding with a parent when she was hit while crossing an intersection on Thursday evening. She was flown by helicopter to a Denver hospital, where she died.
The parent also was hit, but the severity of the injuries has not been released.
Investigators do not believe speed, drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash, and no charges have been filed.