A 12-year-old girl has died after being hit by a rugby ball during a PE lesson. Leonie Nice was catching the ball during a lesson at Woodlands School in Takely End, Basildon, Essex, when she was hit in the chest. Andy White, headteacher, said Leonie was a 'delightful and kind girl'.
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