Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Cudworth two-year-old dies after van collision

A two-year-old boy has died after being hit by a van in South Yorkshire.

The boy is believed to have run into the path of the transit van as it drove along Sherwood Way in Cudworth, police said.

The boy, from Cudworth, was taken to Barnsley Hospital suffering from head injuries. He was pronounced dead at 1740 BST on Wednesday.

Police said the child had been formally identified but his family had requested that his name not be released.

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