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GREENSBORO, NC (AP) — Police are searching for a motorist who struck and killed an 8-year-old girl as she crossed a North Carolina highway in the dark.

The News & Record of Greensboro reports that the state Highway Patrol identified the victim as Marissa Shelton.

Authorities say they are still looking for the car believed to have hit her about 9:30 p.m. Thursday on U.S. 29 just outside the Greensboro city limits.

Shelton’s bike was found Friday a short distance from where she was struck. Troopers the bike may have been wedged under the vehicle after the impact.

A motorist told troopers he saw the girl riding across the highway and turned around to catch up with her. By the time he got there, she had already been hit.

Information from: News & Record, http://www.news-record.com

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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