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A 10-year-old girl died after being hit by a car near 1465 W. 500 North Saturday morning.

SALT LAKE CITY — A 10-year-old girl died after being hit by a car near 1465 W. 500 North Saturday morning.

Salt Lake Police Lt. Justin Hudson said it was not known why the girl was in the road when the collision occurred about 10:30 a.m. The driver who struck her did not see her, he said.

The driver remained at the scene and was cooperating with authorities.

The accident scene was closed for several hours. Police did not release her name on Saturday.