Girl, 2, dies after being struck by vehicle in S. Austin

AUSTIN - A 2-year-old girl died after she was struck by a vehicle in a Southpark Meadows parking lot Sunday night.

According to the Austin Police Department, the girl was struck near a Halloween store at around 7 p.m. Austin-Travis County EMS said they were performing CPR on her as she was being taken to the hospital. At around 10 p.m., APD confirmed to KVUE that the child had died at the hospital.

The Travis County Medical Examiner's office on Monday identified the girl as Amarie Macias.

A second pedestrian was also struck, but is expected to be okay.

APD said the driver of the vehicle stayed on the scene.

(© 2016 KVUE)


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