ASTORIA, Queens (PIX11) — A young girl was hit and killed by a vehicle in Queens Friday evening, police said.
The victim was fatally struck at Newtown Road and 45th Street in Astoria around 7 p.m., according to the NYPD.
A 46-year-old woman was driving a Ford Explorer SUV, traveling eastbound on Newtown Road, police said. The driver then missed a stop at the stop sign and struck the young girl who was crossing the street, police said.
The driver remained at the scene of the crash and was not injured, police said.
No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.