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Tribute to boy, killed in tragic car accident

The family of a four-year-old boy who died after he was hit by a car has paid tribute to him.

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Four year old boy dies after being hit by car

It happened outside Thame Leisure centre Credit: Thame Hub

Police are appealing for witnesses after four-year-old boy was knocked down by a car and killed in Oxfordshire.

He was struck by the vehicle outside Thames sports centre on Oxford Road, shortly before 10:30 on Saturday morning.

The driver stopped at the scene and emergency services were called but the boy died on his way to hospital.

Thames Valley Police said specially trained family liaison officers are supporting his next of kin and appealed for any witnesses to come forward.

Residents have spoken of their horror and say their thoughts are with the family.

“We are investigating the fatal collision and appealing for witnesses.

“Please can anyone with information which could assist enquiries contact police.

“The family of the deceased are being supported by specially trained family liaison officers at this very difficult time.”

– Thames Valley Police spokesman

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