Central Texas girl, 12, dies after she is struck by vehicle while riding bicycle

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Published: Dec. 7, 2021 at 5:04 PM CST
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WACO, Texas (KWTX) - Waco Police on Wednesday identified Alina Miller, 12, of China Spring, as the 12-year-old bicyclist who died after she was struck by a vehicle Monday afternoon.

The collision happened near the 10000 Block of Orchid and Salem Way shortly after 4 p.m. on December 6. Police say a driver was traveling west on Orchid and the 12-year-old was riding a bike south on Salam Way when the crash occurred.

The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with police. The collision remains under investigation. No further information was provided.

According to her family, “Alina was full of artistic talent. She loved to dance and loved Disney.”

The China Spring ISD student “loved traveling with her grandparents and shared a very special bond with her daddy. She was known for her fun-loving spirit, her kind heart and her knack for mischief. She will forever be greatly missed.”

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