Dead girl named

Nicky Payne
Nicky Payne, who collapsed during a game of rounders at school Credit: Family photo

A teenage girl who died after collapsing during a school PE lesson has been named as 15-year-old Nicky Payne.

Officers from Kent Police were called to Angley School in Cranbrook shortly after 11.30am today, after Nicky collapsed during a game of rounders.

She was taken to William Harvey Hospital in Ashford, but hospital staff were unable to revive her. Her death is being treated as unexplained, but there are not currently thought to be any suspicious circumstances.

Nicky Payne at wedding
Nicky Payne, shown on the left. Credit: Family photo

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