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12-year-old girl hit by truck dies


The 12-year-old girl who was hit by a pickup truck Wednesday afternoon while walking on County Road 108 in Elkhart County has died.

The St. Joseph County Coroner says Dajeianna Smith died Thursday morning from blunt force head trauma.

Police say 56-year-old Norman Yeaky of Edwardsburg was heading west on CR-108 when the accident happened.  Yeaky says he didn't see the 12-year-old, Dajeianna Smith, walking along the road when he hit her.

Police say drugs and alcohol are not believed to be factors in the accident.  The investigation is ongoing.

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