Police: Child dead after being hit by car

Police say the girl ran out into the street chasing a pet


ROCKBRIDGE CO. – Police are investigating a car accident that left a 12-year old dead in Rockbridge County. 

It happened Saturday at 2:25 p.m.. 

Police say the 12-year old was chasing her family's dog when she ran onto Route 60. She was hit by a 2011 Chevy Malibu. The child died at the scene. 

Virginia State Police is investigating the crash.