- Associated Press - Monday, February 29, 2016

WEST NEW YORK, N.J. (AP) - A 7-year-old girl has been killed after a hit-and-run driver struck her while she was walking with her mother.

Hudson County Deputy Chief Prosecutor Leo Hernandez says the girl was pronounced dead at a hospital after she was hit by an SUV Monday morning in West New York.

The girl’s mother was being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Escobar says police are looking for a black Chevrolet Tahoe.

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