15-year-old Md. girl hit by van has died

- Charles County police say a 15-year-old who was hit by a car while riding her bike Wednesday afternoon has died.

Nadine Rafellia Sequinao Leyson was hit by a car on August 24 near the intersection of Middletown Road and Ethridge Drive in Waldorf. 

A preliminary investigation showed the driver of a van was traveling north on Middletown Road near Ethridge Drive. Other vehicles stopped in the left turn lane of Middletown Road obstructed the view of the driver. As the driver approached the intersection, Leyson entered a marked crosswalk on her bicycle. The driver of the van didn't have time to react, and struck Leyson.

The driver remained on the scene, and Leyson was flown to a hospital.

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Operations Unit is continuing the investigation.

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