12-year-old girl killed by hit-and-run driver on Dyer Street
EL PASO, Texas (KFOX) —
An 12-year-old girl with autism died after she was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Northeast El Paso, police said.
The girl was identified by police as Kianna Johnson.
A spokesperson with the El Paso Independent School District said the girl was a student at Richadson Middle School.
Police said the girl walked out of her house between 8 p.m. and 1:15 a.m.
She was crossing Dyer Street near the Walmart store in the area when a vehicle that was heading north hit her, police said.
The driver did not stop to render aid.
Police said the 12-year-old was not at a crosswalk when she was struck.
Anyone with information about the vehicle or driver involved should contact police at 915-832-4400.
We will update this article as more information becomes available.