5-year-old girl dies after being hit by car in McCandless Township

McCANDLESS TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A 5-year-old girl died after she was hit by a car Wednesday night in McCandless Township, the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office said.

The girl, Loujain Olleak, of Wexford, was hit shortly before 8 p.m. in a parking lot along Salisbury Court, according to the medical examiner’s office.

She was taken to a hospital, where she died just after 8:30 p.m.

The McCandless Polcie Chief told Channel 11′s Michele Newell investigators believe the girl may have accidentally walked in front of a car.

Police are still investigating and haven’t determined if charges will be filed.

Starting at 5 p.m. on 11 News, neighbors and police are reacting to the girl’s tragic death and we are learning more about what went wrong.