They say they aren't surprised this happened. In fact, they're often concerned for their own childrens' safety there. They attribute the lack of safety to the speed at which cars travel. Some say it's the area.
Police say the girls are around 11-years old and were hit at a crosswalk at South 27th street and Marshall.
Police believe the girls will be okay.
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