Ten year old girl dies after being hit by a vehicle

A 10 year old girl died this morning after she was accidentally hit by a vehicle.

Jefferson County Sheriff's deputies were called out to the 4500 block of Harper road in Bessemer around 10:30am.  The victim, Alexis Johnson of Elmore Alabama was visiting family.

Jefferson County Chief Deputy Randy Christian said preliminary the incident happened after a father was teaching his 14 year old daughter how to drive. The victim and driver were cousins.