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Girl, 14, killed in bicycle accident
November 27, 2012, 05:00 AM Daily Journal staff report

A Woodside High School student was struck by a car yesterday morning as she was riding her bicycle to school and died at the hospital from her injuries later in the day, according to police.

At about 8:33 a.m., Redwood City police responded to a report of an injury collision at the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and Alameda de las Pulgas and found the girl on the bicycle had suffered major injuries from the collision.

She was treated at the scene by Redwood City Fire Department personnel and paramedics before being transported to Stanford Hospital, where she died from her injuries.

The intersection does not have a history of bicycle accidents, police said.

The driver remained on scene and was cooperative with police. The cause of the accident is currently under investigation and anyone who witnessed the collision is encouraged to contact police Officer Peter Cang at (650) 780-7100 ext. 5021 or Detective Dave Cirina at (650) 780-7607.

The Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office did not release the victim’s name yesterday.

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