Police: Girl, 9, dies when bike hit by car in Jericho

JERICHO — A 9-year-old girl on her bicycle was hit by a car and died after she rode onto Vermont Route 15 from a side road in Jericho, police said.

Police have not released the name of the girl until her relatives can be notified. She died just before 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

The girl was hit by a westbound car whose driver was unable to stop when she entered the roadway.

Police say speed and impairment do not appear to be factors in the crash.

The Vermont State Police Crash Reconstruction Team is continuing to investigate.