Child dies at Beamish Museum

A seven-year-old boy was killed in an incident with a steam traction engine and trailer at the Beamish Museum on July 25.

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Parents of boy killed at Beamish pay tribute to him

The parents of seven-year-old boy Karl Doran, who died at Beamish Museum on Sunday, have paid tribute to him.

“We’ve been overwhelmed by the messages of condolence we’ve received since our much-loved little boy died on Sunday. We want to thank everyone for their kind words. Karl enjoyed martial arts, swimming and cycling but was never happier than when he was at Beamish. We take some small comfort from knowing that he died doing something he loved. He will be missed forever.”

– Phil Doran and Karen Bolam

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