Dayanna Gil: Port St. Lucie teen struck by hit-and-run driver dies

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - A Port St. Lucie High School student died Monday a week after being struck in a hit-and-run crash, according to Sgt. Frank Sabol, spokesman for PSL Police Department.

Dayanna Gil, 18, was pronounced dead Monday just before 8 p.m.

Gil was struck from behind as she walked to her school bus stop last Monday.

Police arrested Ivette Nieves-Barsuglia in connection with the crash on Tuesday .

The suspected hit-and-run vehicle was located down the street from the crash site.

A woman who was seen driving has denied she was involved.

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