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Big Rig Hit 15-Year-Old Teen Near Brown Field

The victim's name was not immediately available.

Patch file photo.
Patch file photo.

A big rig struck and killed a 15-year-old girl at an Otay Mesa intersection on Wednesday afternoon.

The accident at La Media Road and state Route 905 was reported shortly after 5 p.m., according to San Diego police.

The girl was walking with her older brother and she stepped off the curb to cross as a semi truck was completing a right turn with a green light. She was struck by the truck's rear and died at the scene.

Her brother was struck as he tried to pull her back. He was not injured.

The victim's name was not immediately available.

—City News Service

Jon Hall January 31, 2014 at 11:13 AM
Sad thing to happen --- I read she was engrossed in her smartphone ...

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