China Spring seventh-grader, Alina Miller dies in bicycle/truck crash
Alina Miller Death – Cause of Death : On Monday, at about 4 p.m., a 12-year-old China Spring student lost her life in a fatal bicycle accident at Orchid Lane and Salem Way. The Waco Police Department identified the seventh-grader as Alina Miller.
According to the information released by the Waco Police Department on Tuesday, Miller was riding her bicycle at Orchid Lane with friends when she was hit by a pickup truck. The pickup driver stopped, according to China Spring Superintendent Marc Faulkner who was at the scene shortly after the crash, he was trying to help the victim when they arrived at the scene.
The driver of the vehicle reported that he did not see the girl due to the sun that shone in his eyes. The girl was confirmed dead at the scene.
There is no further information regarding the crash. It is still under investigation.