Teenager Hit by Car in Northfield Has Died
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Northfield, MN (KROC-AM News) - Police in Northfield are reporting that a teenage girl who was struck by a car last week has died from her injuries.
A news release says the 14-year-old girl was airlifted to the Hennepin County Medical Center following the crash on August 2 but died two days later. Her name was Melanie Valencia.
According to Northfield Police, the deadly crash occurred just before 6 PM last Tuesday at an intersection in a residential area of Southeast Northfield. The 18-year-old Northfield man driving the car was not injured and is cooperating with investigators.
The State Patrol is assisting Northfield Police in their investigation of the fatal car-bicycle collision.