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BUS STRIKES, KILLS 8-YEAR-OLD GIRL ON BICYCLE

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An 8-year-old girl was struck and killed Tuesday night by a UTA bus.

Killed:Leah R. Oveson, 8, 891 E. 5110 South.

Salt Lake County Sheriff Sgt. Scott Robinson said the girl was riding a bicycle in the street at about 5230 S. 900 East when she fell to the ground in the path of the bus.

The bus was traveling south about 5:50 p.m. when the right rear wheel of the bus struck the girl in the head. The girl was alone at the time of the accident.

Robinson said the accident is still under investigation.