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Police: 9-year-old girl dies after being struck by car in east Columbus

Police said the child was hit around 4:30 p.m. in the 400 block of South Napoleon Avenue.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A 9-year-old child died after being struck by a car in east Columbus Tuesday afternoon.

Just before 4:30 p.m., a black Nissan Versa was heading northbound on South Napoleon Avenue north of Plymouth Avenue. 

At the same time, a child, who was later identified as Sa'Riya Taylor, ran into the road from the east into the path of the car and was struck by the vehicle. 

The Nissan also struck a white Ford van, police said. 

Taylor was taken to Nationwide Children's Hospital in critical condition but was pronounced dead at 5:13 p.m. 

The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene, according to police. No other injuries were reported. 

Additional information was not immediately available.

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