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16-year-old girl died in parking lot accident

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

Cedar Rapids Police Officers were called to the parking lot of Theisen's at 3111 16th Avenue SW at 9:31 p.m. last night for a vehicle accident with injuries.  When Officers and other emergency responders arrived on scene, a 16-year old female was found critically injured and emergency medical treatment was administered by police officers, firefighters, and Area Ambulance Service personnel.


The victim died shortly after being transported by ambulance to a local hospital.


Preliminarily, Police Department accident reconstructionists believe that the victim was hanging onto the back of a moving vehicle when the accident occurred.

 

The victim, Shana Chavez, age 16, died as the result of her injuries.

 

The accident remains under investigation.

No further information is available at this time.

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