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Young Girl Killed in Houston Pedestrian Accident

Mary Wolff2 years ago

According to KPRC News, a young girl was hit by a car while crossing a busy street in north Houston. The incident occurred on West Little York at the North Freeway, just outside a Burger King Wednesday morning.

The little girl did not survive.

Details of the Tragic Houston Accident

Deja Francisco, 6, and her brother, 11, were leaving Burger King at around 7:20 in the morning.

Deja walked into the busy intersection to cross while her brother stayed back on the sidewalk. She was hit by a 22 year-old driver, an unnamed male, who had sped up to pass another vehicle.

Deja was rushed to Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital by emergency response personnel. Sadly, her injuries were too great, and she died at the hospital.

The driver of the car that struck Deja remained at the scene of the accident for questioning. Police released him without charges.  

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