OREM — An Orem girl died from injuries sustained when she was hit by a van while trying to cross a busy Orem street Wednesday night.

Chayce Connors, 10, and her friend, a 13-year-old girl, were walking home from Sonic Drive-In on 800 North at about 6:30 p.m. when they attempted to cross the street at an area without a crosswalk.

Conners and her friend, a 13-year-old girl, were walking home from Sonic Drive-In on 800 North at about 6:30 p.m. when they attempted to cross the street at an area without a crosswalk.

According to police, a man driving an eastbound truck noticed the girls and stopped suddenly to avoid hitting them.

Connors, who was ahead of her friend, darted past the stopped truck and was hit by a van traveling in the other lane.