Teen dies after being hit by van, truck

WILMINGTON -- A Wilmington teenager is dead after being hit by a van and a truck last night near Monkey Junction. The Highway Patrol says 16-year-old Laura Contreras Bautista was walking across Carolina Beach Road around 9:20 p.m. when it happened. Troopers say the drivers are not being cited because Bautista walked out in front of oncoming traffic.

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i knew her all my life ever since we could speak. She was the most sweetest,simple and innocent person i have ever met. almost 10 months have pass by and all i ever ask myself is why do things have to happen this way? nobody knows when will you die and neither did laura but she lived her life with such a happiness. She tought me how to love life and no matter what happens that life keeps moving on. She also tought to smile and ju st have fun. I thank god for letting me meet an angel like laura and sharing moments with her. I will never forget her and i will always miss her specially at the club i love you ..
Descanse en paz amigita. Te Extrano Y Te aMO lAURA EVERYtime i think that your gone my heart shatters over and over again. It is a pain that will never go away.Sometimes i pray that it will be a dream but i know that will neverforget you i love you like you would never imagine .god plz take good care of my friend. before i used to think why would he take a girl so sweet and kind but then i thought god wanted his lil angel back. Every day it is soken in a lil more that she is dead i dont know i just cant take it well i love you
ok for all the people that are talking crap and saying its her fault and arent taking this as a big deal this is someones life that is gone someones baby laying under pounds of dirt. and who cares if their is worse crimes in kansas that is not what this is about this is about laura ok. and she was not wearing dark clothes she was wearing a green shirt and white pants i dont think that is very dark now do you. and maybe she could have moved but seeing a car coming right at you could you have jumped back so fast it is easier said than done! but i am not here too argue and noone else should either i am here to say i miss and love laura more than anyone will ever know but now she a lil angel once again one of the best have been put to rest te amo tanto laura. y dioscito cuidasela porfabor