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Girl, 14, walking to school killed by hit-and-run driver in San Bernardino

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Authorities are searching for a driver that left a 14-year-old girl dead in the street following a hit-and-run crash Friday morning.

It happened around 7:10 am, at the intersection of Pacific Street and Glasgow Avenue in San Bernardino.

The victim, Jade Maldonado, a resident of San Bernardino, was struck and killed by an eastbound SUV while walking in the cross walk on her way to school, officials said.

The SUV, described as a tan 2000 to 2004 GMC with front end damage fled the scene of the accident. Witnesses said the driver was a female who shouted ‘Oh my God’ and sped off.

Jade was transported to Loma Linda University Medical center where she was pronounced dead at 1:26 pm, according to the San Bernardino County Coroner’s office.

The family has set up a GoFundMe page to help with funeral expenses. Click here to donate.

Anyone who witnessed the hit-and-run or has any information should contact Officer Eric Brewer with the California Highway Patrol in San Bernardino at (909)383-4247.

Authorities are searching for a late-model tan GMC Yukon with front end damage. (CHP)
Authorities are searching for a late-model tan GMC Yukon with front end damage. (CHP)

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