SUNSET PARK - Police are investigating a fatal accident in Sunset Park that took the life of a 5-year-old girl.

Witnesses say Kiko Shao's mother took her eyes off her daughter for a moment when she ran onto Fifth Avenue and was struck by a Cadillac Escalade.

Emergency crews rushed the girl to Lutheran Medical Center, but she was pronounced dead on arrival.

The driver of the SUV, a 28-year-old male, remained on the scene.