BROOKLYN (WPIX)—A 13-year-old high school student was fatally struck Monday morning while she was crossing the street to get to school, police said.
According to authorities, the teen was struck outside of Canarsie High School at Rockaway Parkway and Avenue J at around 7:50 a.m.
The girl, who was not identified, was rushed to Brookdale Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
The driver was also transported to the hospital where he was treated for trauma. No criminal charges are expected as authorities believe the tragedy was a mere accident.