Girl, 7, killed after being hit by car

2015-05-18 21:01
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Johannesburg - A 7-year-old girl died on Monday when she was hit by a car on the R554 Swartkoppies Road, near Kliprivier Road, south of Johannesburg, paramedics said.

"Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and found the lifeless body of a young girl lying on the roadway after she was knocked over by a motor vehicle while crossing the road," Netcare 911 spokesperson Santi Steinmann said.

"Upon assessment of the young girl, paramedics found that she had died prior to their arrival due to the extensive injuries sustained during the accident. Sadly she was declared dead at the scene."

The cause of the accident was unknown. 

Police were investigating.

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