HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Police say a 6-year-old girl who was struck by a car on Halloween night has died. She has been identified as Akayla Tabor.
The 16-year-old who was also hit is recovering from her injuries.
The accident happened around 8 p.m. Monday when the girls were trying to cross Sparkman Drive at Rutledge Drive. They were struck by a car headed south on Sparkman Drive.
Church representatives with the Central Assembly of God say the incident happened during the Light the Night carnival-style event at the church.
Huntsville Police say the girls were rushed to Huntsville Hospital, and the 6-year-old died a short time later as a result of her injuries.
The driver of the car was not physically hurt. Police say the incident is still under investigation, but no charges are expected to be filed against the driver.
According to police, the two were in costume and had intended to come to the church event.