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14-year-old girl dies in electric skateboard accident

MIDDLAND, TX (KMID/KPEJ). According to a press release from the Midland Police Department, a 14-year-old girl involved in a traffic accident with a pedestrian on Jan. 1 has died.

The accident happened around 6:29 pm on Sunday in the 5500 block of Magellan Street. Investigators said the girl was crossing the intersection of Magellan Street and Mockingbird Lane on an electric skateboard when she was hit by a car heading west on Mockingbird Lane.

The driver remained at the scene while the child was taken to Midland Memorial Hospital with life-threatening injuries. She was later taken to a hospital in Lubbock, where she died on January 2 from injuries sustained in the accident.

The MPD stated that no charges or arrests would be made following the investigation.

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