Tree planted in honor of girl killed in Baltimore hit-and-run

Posted at 11:33 PM, Jun 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-21 23:37:09-04

Eight-year-old Amirah Kinlaw was killed in a hit-and-run in front of her school last week and Tuesday members of the community honored her memory by planting a tree on school grounds.

The Princeton Elm was planted on the grounds of Steuart Hill Academic Academy.

Related: Father speaks out after 8-year-old daughter killed in hit and run

The third grader was leaving school near South Gilmore and West Lombard streets when she, a crossing guard, the driver of another car and a young boy were hit by a stolen car.

Police have charged the 14-year-old they believe was behind the wheel. The teen is charged as a juvenile with vehicular manslaughter.

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