Girl, six, dies in Hertfordshire collision

A six-year-old girl has died after she was hit by a car in Hertfordshire.

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Police name six-year-old girl who died after she was hit by a car in Hertfordshire

A six-year-old who died when she was struck by a car in Hertfordshire has been named by police.

Lara Fernandes-Pontes was hit by a Land Rover Discovery in Hayling Road, South Oxhey.

She was taken to hospital where she later died.

Hertfordshire Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances of the collision and are appealing for witnesses to contact them.

This is a tragic loss of a young life in these circumstances. The family are being supported by specialist officers at this difficult time.

The driver and the occupants of the vehicle were unharmed but obviously shaken by what happened.

At the moment we are investigating the circumstances of the collision and whilst we have spoken to a number of people at the scene, we'd be keen to hear from anyone who witnessed what happened and has not yet spoken to officers.

– Sergeant Chris Kent, Hertfordshire Police

Anyone with information is asked to contact Hertfordshire Police.

Girl, six, dies after Hertfordshire collision

A six-year-old girl has died after she was hit by a car in Hertfordshire.

The girl was struck by a Land Rover Discovery in Hayling Road, South Oxhey.

Police said she died after she was taken to hospital.

This is a tragic loss of a young life in these circumstances. The family are being supported by specialist officers at this difficult time.

The driver and the occupants of the vehicle were unharmed but obviously shaken by what happened.

At the moment we are investigating the circumstances of the collision and whilst we have spoken to a number of people at the scene, we'd be keen to hear from anyone who witnessed what happened and has not yet spoken to officers.

– Sergeant Chris Kent, Hertfordshire Police

Anyone with information is asked to contact Pc Rupert Gadd via Hertfordshire Constabulary's non-emergency number 101, citing reference ISR 449 of 13 July.

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