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8-year-old girl dies after being hit by car in Flatbush

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NYPD says the young girl was struck on this stretch of E. 22nd St. (Google Maps)

NYPD says the young girl was struck on this stretch of E. 22nd St. (Google Maps)

FLATBUSH, Brooklyn – An 8-year-old girl was struck and killed Wednesday evening when she was trying to cross a street.

According to police, a 35-year-old man was driving a Toyota SUV south on E. 22nd St. while Jadann Williams, 8, was crossing the street from east to west when she was hit around 5 p.m.

Police found her lying in the road with severe head trauma. She was taken to Kings County Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

No arrests have been made in this case. The investigation is ongoing.