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Teen girl dies after being hit by car in SE Portland

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

A teenage girl died after being hit by a car in southeast Portland on Friday.

Emergency crews responded to Southeast 43rd Avenue and Hawthorne Boulevard at 3:49 p.m.

Investigators said the teen was crossing Hawthorne Boulevard when she was hit by a westbound car.

A witness said people in the area attempted to save the girl before first responders arrived, but she was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with investigators.

The Major Crash Team was called out to investigate.

No other details were immediately released about the collision.

Hawthorne Boulevard was shut down in the area with no timeline for reopening the road.

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