Highland sheriff’s deputies are seeking information that could help identify a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed an 11-year-old on Monday, June 29, at the intersection of Church Street and Glenheather Drive.

According to a sheriff’s department press release, at approximately 8:30 p.m. on Monday deputies from the Highland Police Department responded to the intersection of Church Street and Glenheather Drive in reference to a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle. The vehicle involved is a dark colored SUV that was traveling south on Church Street when it collided with the pedestrian. The driver of the vehicle left the scene.

Deputies arrived at the location and found the pedestrian unresponsive on the side of the roadway. The pedestrian, an 11-year-old female, was transported to the hospital where she was pronounced deceased.

The collision is being investigated by the Highland Police Department. Anyone who witnessed or has information regarding the traffic collision is urged to contact Deputy T.Houn or the Detective Bureau from the Highland Police Department, (909) 425-9793.

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