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      Teen struck, killed by car


      The Burton community is mourning the loss of a 15-year-old girl.


      According to the principal at Bentley High School, Ava Taylor was killed was killed Tuesday morning after being hit by a car.


      The accident occurred at the intersection of Lapeer and Munson in Burton.


      The teenager was a new student at Bentley High School, so students didn't know her well, but school officials say she was making friends fast.


      "Because we're so small with 400 kids, I recognized right away that she was a new student," said Bentley Principal Rex Hart. "She's a beautiful, wonderful girl and it's a shame."


      Funeral arrangements are pending.


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