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Grief Counselors at Ridgefield High School

Ridgefield mourns the loss of a teen. ..

The 15-year-old Ridgefield girl who died after being struck by a car on Ridgebury Road on Friday was a high school sophomore who lived a short distance from the scene of the accident. She was walking with a group of friends.

Emma Sandhu, of Benson Road, was walking with a group of friends Friday night when she was hit just before 9:30 p.m. She died at Danbury Hospital.

Police said Sunday the accident remains under investigation, and they have not yet identified the driver, who remained at the scene. The accident occurred in an unlighted section of Ridgebury Road, where a person familiar with the accident said Sandhu had been attending a gathering with other teens. The teen was reportedly wearing dark clothing. The accident is under investigation .

Emma Sandhu had attended the Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance.

Allison Stockel , Exec. Director of  the Ridgefield Playhouse says the teen played the Snow Queen in the Nutcracker at the Playhouse in Dec. She had done so for years.

Counseling services will be available at a variety of locations today , including Ridgefield High School and at the Ridgefield Youth Service Bureau .