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Rodbourne Cheney Primary School, where 8-year-old Caitlin Hunt attended, have released this statement with regards to her death:
Police have revealed the child who died after being hit by a bus in Swindon yesterday was Caitlin Hunt.
The eight year old was pupil at nearby Rodbourne Cheney Primary School.
Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Swindon last night in which an eight year old girl died.
The collision took place shortly before 5.50pm on Moredon Road close to the junction with Church Walk.
Paramedics and police officers attended the incident but the girl, from Swindon, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
Specially trained officers are currently helping support the family at this time.
Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Pete Williamson of the Serious Collision Investigation Team (SCIT) on 101.
Alternatively people can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be left anonymously.
An eight-year-old girl has died in a collision with a bus in Swindon.
Wiltshire Police closed Moredon Road and Church Walk late yesterday as investigations continued.
Officers are appealing for witnesses.
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