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Teenage girl dies and four injured in Rochdale crash

Bury Road in Rochdale Image copyright Google
Image caption The Renault Clio hit a pedestrian barrier on Bury Road in Rochdale at 02:20 BST on Sunday

A teenage girl has died and four others have been injured in a crash in Greater Manchester.

Chloe Cockton, 16, was a passenger in the Renault Clio when it hit a pedestrian barrier on Bury Road, Rochdale at about 02:20 BST on Sunday.

The 19-year-old male driver of the car suffered a serious head injury and two girls aged 17 and a boy, 16, also needed hospital treatment.

Ms Cockton, from Rochdale, died in hospital following the crash.

Police have urged the driver of a black Hackney cab believed to have been present at the scene to come forward.

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