Girl hit by car dies after weeks-long battle

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - An 11-year-old girl who was hit by a car in early October in northern Kent County has died.

According to the Team Cora Facebook page, Cora Gonzales passed away around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25.

Gonzales was being treated at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital after being hit by a car on 14 Mile Road between Harvard Avenue and Ramsdell Drive in Oakfield Township. That happened on Oct. 9.

Since the accident, people from the communities of Cedar Springs and Lowell have been holding events to help Cora's family.

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Matt Gard is the Senior Producer of the 13 Morning News. If you have a story idea, you can contact him on Twitter, @mgard_wzzm13 or by e-mail, MattGard@wzzm13.com.

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