A teen girl has died after being struck by a car Thursday morning, officials say.
The girl was hit around 8:30 a.m. near West Silverlake Road and South Cottonwood Lane, according to Sgt. Pete Dugan, a Tucson Police Department spokesperson.
She was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, where she died, Dugan said. Next of kin have been notified.
West Silverlake Road was closed for most of the day from South Mission Road to South Santa Cruz Lane due to the crash.
There is no more information at this time.
.@Tucson_Police Traffic Detectives are investigating a pedestrian collision in the area of Silverlake & Cottonwood. Injuries are life threatening.— Sergeant Pete Dugan (@SgtDugan) February 28, 2019
Silverlake Rd is shut down from Mission Rd to Santa Cruz Ln. Please avoid the area and use an alternate route. pic.twitter.com/EqoTCJrAG9