Girl, 11, struck, killed by car

Published On: Oct 30 2012 07:29:05 AM CDT   Updated On: Oct 30 2012 07:29:45 AM CDT
LAKE JACKSON, Texas -

A pickup truck struck and killed an 11-year-old girl in Lake Jackson on Monday.

Authorities said the student was crossing the intersection of Circle Way and Oyster Creek Drive next to a school campus at 3:30 p.m. when a pick-up truck turning through the intersection struck the child.

Public safety personnel arrived on the scene within minutes and attempted CPR. The child was transported to Brazosport Regional Health Systems, where doctors continued trying to revive her, but they said their attempts were unsuccessful.

Officers said the driver of the truck -- a 63-year-old male -- was uninjured in the accident.

The case is under investigation, and police said they are not releasing the names of the victim or the driver at this time.