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PEMBROKE PINES (CBSMiami) – A seven-year-old girl, who was struck by a car while riding her bicycle near her school in Pembroke Pines on Thursday, has passed away.

According to Pembroke Pines police, a driver ran a stop sign at NW 136 Avenue at 10 Street and struck the girl while she was crossing the intersection in a marked crosswalk.

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However, police said on Friday, the driver suffered a “sudden medical event” and “alcohol, drug impairment, or negligence is not suspected at this time on behalf of the driver.”

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The driver, who was also hospitalized, is a 40-year-old man but we are not identifying him at this time.

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The 7-year-old-girl, who hasn’t been identified, was a student at nearby Lakeside Elementary School, according to police. Team