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Girl, 10, killed on road crossing in Hertfordshire

A 10-year-old girl died after she was hit by a car on a pedestrian crossing in Hertfordshire.

A white Mercedes knocked her down on Monkswood Way, opposite Asda, in Stevenage at 1600 GMT on Tuesday.

Members of the public and an off-duty paramedic looked after her until the emergency services arrived.

She was taken to hospital where she died a short time later. A 44-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

The road was closed for about three hours for investigations to take place, police said.

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