Girl, 6, dies after being struck by vehicle in Abilene

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ABILENE, Kansas (AP) – A 6-year-old girl has died after she was struck by a vehicle in northeast Kansas.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports the accident occurred Tuesday while the child was walking along an intersection in Abilene.

The Kansas Highway Patrol identified the victim as Tayla M. Womochil, of Abilene. The patrol says the sport utility vehicle was turning left at an intersection when the girl was struck.

She was taken to a hospital where she died.

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