LITTLETON, Colo. (CBS4) – A 12-year-old child died after being hit by a car Friday evening. Colorado State Patrol troopers responded to West Ken Caryl Avenue and West Chatfield Avenue.

CSP says the 12-year-old was traveling north on Chatfield Ave. and was crossing the street.

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Investigators say a 50-year-old woman driving a Nissan Xterra was traveling east on Ken Caryl Ave. in the right lane. The victim went against the walk signal and was hit, CSP says.

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They add the child was wearing earbuds or headphones and was not wearing a helmet.

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Danielle Chavira