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Child hit and killed by car in Wayne County

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A 6-year-old girl was killed after she was hit by a car over the weekend.

It happened along Route 52 in Wayne County Saturday night.  Brandon Michael Cornette, 29, has been arrested in connection with her death.

He's been charged with negligent homicide and DUI causing death.

Authorities said Cornette ran over the girl with his car.  She passed away from her injuries.

The Wayne County Sheriff's Department is handling the investigation.

Cornette is in the Western Regional Jail with bail set at $25,000.