Teenage girl dies after being hit by car on Route 40

A 17-year-old girl died after being struck by a car on Route 40 in Catonsville Sunday night, according to Baltimore County police.

Police said Sahara Malishan was walking in a travel lane of the 6400 block of Baltimore National Pike when she was hit by a 2013 Mazda 6 traveling eastbound at 10:23 p.m.

Malishan, of the 900 block of Wildwood Parkway in Baltimore, was taken to University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where she was pronounced dead.

A 62-year-old male driver remained at the scene, police said.

The accident is under investigation, according to police.


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