"Perfect angel" killed by reversing van in Huddersfield

The family of a toddler who died after being hit by a van have called her a "perfect little angel".

21-month-old Poppy Boothroyd is believed to have been run over by a reversing Ford Transit van in Huddersfield on Wednesday.

She was taken to hospital but died later from her injuries.

Her family released a statement which said: "Poppy was just Poppy. She was our amazing little girl, our perfect little angel.

"We are all heartbroken that she has been taken from us in such tragic circumstances.

"She is a little star and we will never forget her."

A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said it was a tragic accident.