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Girl dies in police pursuit crash

A 13-year-old girl has died in a crash involving a vehicle which was being pursued by police in Lewisham, south London, Scotland Yard said today.

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Police pursued car after it triggered number plate system

The marked police car pursued the Peugeot 308 after it triggered a "positive hit" on an automatic number plate recognition system, Scotland Yard said.

The force added that the police car had its 'blues and twos' in operation at the time of the incident.

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