The girl tragically killed in a rock fall incident at Staithes, north of Whitby, has been named as Harriet Emily Nicola Forster, aged 9, from Oxford.
Harriet was visiting Staithes with her family when the incident occurred near the south pier at Seaton Garth at around 4.47pm on Wednesday 8 August.
Despite the efforts of the emergency services, including the Coastguard, the RNLI, ambulance, air ambulance, fire and rescue and the police, Harriet was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
North Yorkshire Police said she was visiting Staithes with her family.
Officers said they are compiling a report about the circumstances of the death on behalf of the coroner.
- Scarborough Borough Council has released the following statement: