Stoke & Staffordshire

Stoke-on-Trent girl, 12, struck and killed by bus

A girl was killed when she was struck by a bus in Staffordshire.

The 12-year-old, from Stoke-on-Trent, was hit near Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy in Beaconsfield Drive, Blurton, at about 1625 BST.

She was taken to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire but pronounced dead shortly afterwards.

Staffordshire Police said several adults and children were on board the bus at the time but were not injured. An investigation has been started.

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