14-year-old girl hit by SUV, killed in south Salem

14-year-old hit and killed by car in Salem

SALEM, Ore. - A 14-year-old girl hit by an SUV while crossing a busy Salem street Monday evening has died from her injuries.

Police were dispatched to the corner of Commercial Street Southeast and Royvonne Avenue at 5:55 p.m. on the report of a crash.

Officers at the scene found that Shatamera Pruden had been struck by a southbound vehicle as she was crossing the street. She was taken to Salem Health, where she later died of her injuries.

Investigators said Pruden had been crossing in an area without a crosswalk.

The driver of the vehicle was not injured. He remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation.

Salem police said there were no arrests or citations, but that the investigation was continuing.

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