Girl, 17, fatally struck by taxi identified

A 17-year-old girl who was struck and killed by a taxicab in San Francisco's Lower Nob Hill neighborhood on Saturday night has been identified, according to the Medical Examiner's Office.

San Francisco resident Seana Canavan was fatally struck in the area of Pine and Larkin streets around 10:30 p.m. Saturday, police said.

Police said a taxi traveling west on Pine Street struck Canavan when she apparently ran out into the street.

Canavan died as a result of her injuries, police said.

The taxi and its driver remained at the scene following the collision and police said the driver is cooperating with the investigation.

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