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12-year-old girl dies 2 days after being hit by car while riding bicycle

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Posted at 12:01 PM, Dec 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-08 22:32:22-05

UPDATE

WACO, Texas - A 12-year-old girl who was hit by a car on Monday has died, according to Waco police.

Alina Miller of China Spring was riding her bicycle when she was hit by a car around 4 p.m. near the intersection of Orchid Lane and Salem Way.

Police said Wednesday that she died from her injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

ORIGINAL STORY

A 12-year-old bicyclist was taken to the hospital after an auto-pedestrian crash in Waco.

The crash happened at approximately 4:07 p.m. on Dec. 6 near the 10000 block of Orchid and Salem Way.

The driver was traveling west on Orchid and the 12-year-old was riding their bike south on Salem at the time of the crash.

The 12-year-old was taken to the hospital in critical condition and the driver stayed on the scene to help with the investigation.