1-yr-old in wheelchair struck, killed by car

CREATED Feb 14, 2013

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A 1-year-old girl struck by a vehicle on a Madison street has died of her injuries.

Police say the girl was in a wheelchair which her mother was using as a stroller when she rolled down an embankment and onto East Washington Ave. about 3:30 a.m. Thursday.

The child was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead. Authorities say the driver who hit the girl remained at the scene and is cooperating.