Lollipop man killed in crash

A lollipop man has died in Hampshire after he was hit by a car after he escorted a parent across the road to pick their child up from school.

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School tribute to lollipop man

A school has paid tribute to a lollipop man killed when he was in collision with a car in Waterlooville in Hampshire.

In a statement Queen's Inclosure Primary School said:

"Following the tragic incident yesterday, we are all completely devastated by the death of our lollipop man, Mr Ray Elsmore.

"He was a valued member of our school community for over 13 years - and had helped hundreds of our children cross the road safely in all weathers.

"Mr Elsmore was well loved by many children and their families and will be very sadly missed.

"Our thoughts and prayers go to his relatives and friends at this terrible time."

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