11-year-old killed in Smithtown hit-and-run

An 11-year-old girl was struck and killed by a vehicle on East Main Street in Smithtown Tuesday night.

Police say the girl was trying to cross the street at around 7 p.m. when a light-colored vehicle struck her. According to witnesses, she was thrown a considerable length down the street.

Authorities say the vehicle, which may have been a white, four-door pickup truck, fled the scene. The girl sustained serious injuries and was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Police ask anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS or Smithtown police at 631-854-8418.

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