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Young girl hit, killed in Great Falls

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Witnesses tell KFBB a 7-year-old girl was hit and killed by a car Wednesday evening. 

Events leading to the accident are still unclear, but neighbors near the incident say it happened around 6:00 P.M. The girl was hit at the corner of Avenue C NW and Valley View Drive, the on Northwest side of Great Falls. As of 10:00 P.M., our reporter on the scene could still see marks on the road from the accident.

The Great Falls Police Department said that when they arrived on the scene, they found a young girl had been seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle. Officers initiated CPR and continued until emergency services arrived to take over. The girl was transported to the emergency room where she died of her injuries.

The incident is still under investigation but as of right now, police do not believe the incident stems from any criminal action or activity.

Out of consideration for the family of the child, the name of the child or further details of the incident will not be released.

The Great Falls police department would like to extend their gratitude to the community for the outpouring of support and prayer for the family of the child and emergency responders. 

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