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Tragic Collision at Pomona Crossroads Claims Life of 6-Year-Old Girl

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In a tragic event on Tuesday evening, a 6-year-old girl was fatally struck by a car at an intersection in Pomona, California. The incident, which took place around 8 p.m. near the crossroads of Towne and Lexington avenues, also left a woman hospitalized with severe injuries after both were hit by the vehicle.

The young victim, identified by authorities as Guadalupe Alvarez Salgado of Pomona, succumbed to her injuries at the site of the accident. The accompanying woman’s condition was reported as serious as she received medical attention at a local hospital.

According to officials, the driver involved in the collision did not flee and remained at the scene. Details regarding the cause of the accident or any potential charges have not been released and the crash remains under active investigation.

The Pomona Police Department’s Major Accident Investigation Team is handling the investigation and has made an appeal for witnesses or anyone with relevant information to come forward. Individuals who can assist in the case are encouraged to contact Pomona’s Traffic Services Bureau at the provided phone numbers.

This devastating loss has impacted the Pomona community deeply, as evidenced by the flowers and memorials left at the accident location in tribute to the young girl’s memory.

Source: NBC Los Angeles