8-year-old girl dies after being struck by car while trying to cross street in Cleveland

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CLEVELAND, Ohio — An 8-year-old girl has passed away after being hit by a car on Corlett Avenue in Cleveland on Saturday.

Police said the child entered the street in front of a parked car and tried to cross the street at a non-crossing location, when the car struck her.

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the child as Khadijah Abdullah. She was taken to University Hospitals Case Medical Center, where she passed away on Sunday.

The driver was not arrested or cited.  The Cleveland Accident Investigation Unit continues to look into what happened.