Mother speaks of heartbreak

The mother of 9-year old Caitlin Hunt who was knocked down and killed by a bus near her home in Swindon has paid tribute to her "beautiful" daughter.

Caitlin absolutely loved to sing. She loved having her photo taken and videoing herself.

She said when she reached the age of 16 she wanted to go on Britain's Got Talent and was also going to go on The X Factor.

She was always singing. She seemed to start when she was just six months old and then didn't stop. Her favourite band was One Direction, but she loved everything really.

She was always asking to borrow my make-up, saying she wanted to look like me, but I just told her she didn't need it as she was beautiful enough.

I'm just feeling empty at the moment.

– Caitlin Hunt's mother, Claire

It is the second tragedy to befall the family in recent months after Caitlin's eldest sister, Jamie, died from pneumonia aged just 22 last October.

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Mother of 9-year-old killed by bus speaks

The mother of a nine year old girl from Swindon who died after being knocked down by a bus has described her daughter as a beautiful, bubbly girl.