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Girl, 17, dies after hit by vehicle near Reed High in Sparks

Posted: 6:03 PM, Oct 22, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-23 01:03:17Z

A 17-year-old girl has died from injuries she suffered when she was hit be a vehicle last week in front of Reed High School in Sparks.

Sparks police confirmed Monday the pedestrian had died from the injuries suffered on Thursday. Her name has not been released.

Police say they are continuing to investigate the cause of the crash. A 17-year-old boy who was driving the eastbound vehicle on Baring Boulevard at about 8:20 p.m. remained on scene and is cooperating with detectives.

Police say neither speed, alcohol nor drugs appear to have been a factor in the crash.

Anyone with information should call Sparks Police at 775-353-2231 or Secret Witness at 775-322-4900.