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Barnsley lorry crash kills 14-year-old girl

Doncaster Road, Barnsley Image copyright Google
Image caption The crash happened on Doncaster Road near the junctions with Vaal Street and Heathfields

A 14-year girl has been hit and killed by a lorry.

A green Scania HGV hit the girl, who was on foot, on Doncaster Road, Barnsley, just after 15:00 BST.

Ambulance staff had reported the crash, near the junctions with Heathfields and Vaal Street, South Yorkshire Police said.

Detectives were trying to find out how it happened, the force said. The 30-year-old lorry driver was not hurt in the crash.

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