PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Authorities say a two-year-old girl was struck and killed by a car in South Philadelphia Wednesday night.

The incident happened at about 8:19 p.m. on the 1200 block of S. 21st Street in the Point Breeze section.

According to Philadelphia Police, a two-year-old girl ran in front of a car.  The child was transported to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia where she was later pronounced dead.

Authorities say the driver stopped and remained on scene.

The incident remains under investigation.

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