A ten-year-old girl has died after being hit by a car on Murphy Road at Cathcart Boulevard in the city’s north end on Monday afternoon.

Just before 2 p.m., the girl was struck by a northbound vehicle being driven by a 79-year-old Sarnia woman.

Jillian Keck was transported to hospital where she later died.

Sarnia police say the vehicle involved was towed from the scene and the investigation into the fatal crash continues.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 519-344-8861 Ext. 6127.

With files from The Canadian Press.