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(SANTA ANA, Calif.) — Police in Southern California are searching for a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed three teenage girls while they were trick-or-treating Friday night.

Santa Ana police say the victims, all 13-year-olds, were hit while in a crosswalk.

Two were killed instantly and the third died as paramedics prepared to take her to a hospital.

Wiytness Addie Ayala said, “Oh it was awful, awful, awful. Two girls were killed by impact. And one girl they worked on for a couple of minutes and she was – no response. They were crossing the street texting and they ran them over and just kept on going.”

“They were going like fifty miles an hour and drove into a nearby Big Lots, dropped off the car, and took off running,” Ayala added.

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