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Boy, 10, dies after being hit by bus in Garston

Speke Road
Image caption The boy was hit by a bus in Garston and died shortly after being taken to hospital

A 10-year-old boy has been hit and killed by a bus in the Garston area of Merseyside.

The boy, who has not been named, was struck on the Garston-bound carriageway of Speke Road, near the Matchworks, at about 12:30 BST.

He was taken to Alder Hey Children's Hospital but died a short time later.

Merseyside Police said the bus driver stopped at the scene and was assisting with inquiries. The force has asked for witnesses to come forward.

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