17-year-old girl struck, killed by vehicle in Blue Island Friday afternoon

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BLUE ISLAND, Ill. – A 17-year-old girl was struck and killed by a vehicle Friday afternoon in Blue Island.

Just before 3:30 p.m., police responded to the area of 127th Street and Highland Avenue on the report of a vehicle into a pedestrian.

Upon arrival, officers located a 17-year-old girl who was transported to Advocate Christ Medical Center in critical condition. She was pronounced dead a short time later at the hospital.

The driver remained on scene and showed no signs of impairment, police said.

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