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5-year-old struck, killed by car in Riverside; 3 other pedestrians injured

Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Authorities investigate the scene of an accident in Riverside, where four pedestrians were struck on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013.

Authorities investigate the scene of an accident in Riverside, where four pedestrians were struck on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. (KABC Photo)

A 5-year-old girl was killed and three others were injured when they were struck by a driver in Riverside Monday evening.

The incident happened just before 5 p.m. in the area of Indiana Avenue and Racine Drive. Police said the four pedestrians were hit by a driver of a 1998 Nissan Sentra that was traveling westbound on Indiana Avenue.

The young girl was pronounced dead at the hospital. A 37-year-old woman, 16-year-old girl and 2-year-old girl were listed in in critical condition.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information was asked to contact detectives at (951) 826-8723.

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