Pedestrian, 16, struck and killed in Palms

A 16-year-old who was crossing a street in Palms was killed in a crash involving two cars, police said.

A 16-year-old was struck by at least one vehicle and killed while crossing a street in Palms on Tuesday, police said.

The crash occurred about 7 p.m. at Venice and Robertson boulevards, said Los Angeles Police Officer Jane Kim. Two cars were involved, but it was not clear what role each played in the fatal collision.

The teen, whose gender was unknown, was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead, Kim said. The drivers of both cars stopped to render aid.

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