A 12-year-old girl was fatally hit by an SUV while crossing a road in her hometown of Elmont on Monday morning.
Nassau County police said the girl was crossing Elmont Road at the corner of Village Avenue when she was struck by a southbound Nissan Rogue at 7:35 a.m.
The victim was taken to Franklin General Hospital, where she died an hour later. Her identity was not immediately released.
Homicide Squad detectives impounded the truck but did not charge the 38-year-old Queens man who was driving. The investigation is continuing.