Cornwall

Two-year-old Tintagel girl killed by van

A toddler has been knocked down and killed in north Cornwall.

The two-year-old local girl was hit by a van in the village of Tintagel just after midday, Devon and Cornwall Police said.

She was treated at the scene by paramedics before being flown by air ambulance to Derriford Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The van driver was treated for shock and the main road has been closed for crash investigators.

Anyone who witnessed the accident has been asked to contact police.

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