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      Samiya Holmes, 3-year-old girl, struck and killed by car in southeast DC

      WASHINGTON (AP) - D.C. police say a 3-year-old girl was struck and killed by a car in southeast Washington.

      The accident happened shortly before 5 p.m. on July Fourth, on a residential block of Alabama Avenue. Police say 3-year-old Samiya Holmes entered the roadway and was hit by a car.

      Samiya was taken to a hospital, where she died. The driver remained on the scene.

      The accident remains under investigation. No charges have been filed.