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Pedestrian accident kills 5-year-old girl

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Pedestrian accident kills 5-year-old girl

By Rikki Mitchell, Shelby Payne. CREATED Jul 20, 2014 - UPDATED: Jul 20, 2014

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - A 5-year-old girl has died after being hit by a car Saturday night while crossing a street near Orange Grove Road and Skyline Drive.

Chief Deputy Chris Nanos with the Pima County Sheriff's Department says the accident happened at about 6:40 p.m. in the 2100 block of E. Orange Grove Rd.

The young girl and her 7-year-old brother were crossing Orange Grove Road when the accident happened. 

Her brother was left unharmed.

The Sheriff's Department Traffic Unit took over the investigation and according to deputies, alcohol does not appear to be a factor.

The driver stayed on scene but there is no word yet on any possible charges.