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Funeral set to take place for girl killed by tipper truck

A funeral service for Mitzi Rosanna Steady, who died after being struck by a tipper truck, will take place this afternoon.

The four-year-old and three men were killed by the truck on a road in Bath on February 9th.

19-year-old tipper truck driver Philip Potter and a 28-year-old man who ITV News understands to be Matthew Gordon were arrested in relation to the crash and are currently on bail pending further enquiries.

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Grandmother of girl killed in lorry crash 'critical'

Police remain at the scene in Bath. Credit: PA

The grandmother of a four-year-old girl killed in a lorry crash in Bath is in a critical condition in hospital.

Avon and Somerset Police said the woman was walking with her granddaughter when a Scania tipper truck plowed into them yesterday afternoon.

Three men from South Wales, aged 32, 52 and 59, who were in a Volvo car which the lorry overturned onto at the bottom of a hill, also died.

The lorry driver and a woman remain in hospital with minor injuries. A third man was discharged overnight.

A young boy leaves flowers at the spot where four people died. Credit: PA

Chief Inspector Norman Pascal appealed to the public to come forward if they had any information on the crash.

He said: "This is a tragic incident in which three men and a young girl have lost their lives and we’re carrying out a full and meticulous investigation to find out what happened.

“We’d like to speak to anyone who was in the Lansdown Lane area of Bath around the time of the incident to come forward with any information."

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