6-year-old killed during Los Angeles police pursuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles police pursuit has ended in a tragic crash, with the suspects' car hitting and killing a 6-year-old girl.

Officer April Harding says the chase began Thursday night after officers witnessed a drug deal in the Lakeview Terrace area.

Harding says at one point the suspects tossed a gun out of a window of the moving car. The driver lost control in a residential area and struck the girl, pinning her against a stone wall in front of a home. She died at a hospital.

Police say two passengers were taken into custody at the scene. The driver of the car fled on foot and remains at large.

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