Alexis French, 10, died from 'head injuries' in car crash

Alexis French Alexis French was said to be a "popular pupil" at her primary school

A 10-year-old girl who was killed in a car crash in the Isle of Man last year died from "head injuries", an inquest has heard.

Alexis French, a year six student from Ballaugh Primary School, died when the car she was in collided with a bus.

It happened on 5 October at about 15:40 BST on the Castletown bypass, near the Ballakaighen Straight.

Coroner John Needham said investigations were ongoing and the inquest was adjourned.

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