Aloha girl, 11, dies after being struck by a car in her front yard



ALOHA, Ore. — A sheriff’s spokesman says a car struck and fatally injured an 11-year-old girl who was playing in the front yard of her home in the Portland suburb of Aloha.

Washington County Sgt. Bob Ray said the Toyota Prius then crashed into the house late Thursday afternoon.

The Oregonian reports that the girl died while being taken to a hospital. No one else was injured.

Ray said the male driver was being questioned.