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Toddler dies after being hit by car in Derby

An 18-month-old girl has died after being hit by a car in a street in Derby.

Police said it happened in Chartley Road, near Stenson Road, at about 10:10 BST.

The child was taken by ambulance to the Royal Derby Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

A 29-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving. Police said he will be questioned later.

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