Police have named the five-year-old girl who died at the Lanlivery Steam Fair, near Lostwithiel, Cornwall on Saturday.
Tayla Saunders, from Honiton, was struck by a slow moving vehicle. She was treated by paramedics at the scene within a minute of the incident occurring as they were present at the show on a display stand within 100 metres of the location.
She was flown by air ambulance to Derriford hospital where she later died.
Police based at Bodmin Serious Collision Investigation Unit are appealing for witnesses to contact them on 101 quoting log number 396 of 08/09/2012.
A five-year-old girl has died in a what's being described as an accident at a steam fair in Cornwall. Witnesses told show organisers at Lanlivery near Bodmin that she ran behind a vehicle as it was reversing.
The foster parents of the girl - whose name hasn't been released yet - gave their permission for the annual two-day event to continue. Tamsin Eames reports.
A five-year-old girl from Devon has died after being hit by a slow moving vehicle in a field at the Lanlivery Steam Fair in Cornwall.
The child was treated by Paramedics at the scene yesterday morning [Saturday]. She was flown to Derriford hospital where she later died.
The girl was with her foster parents who live in Devon, her details are not being released at this time until interested parties are all aware.
The show is due to last for two days including 9th September, with the families agreement the show will continue as planned.
An investigation into the incident is taking place.