Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Boy, 14, dies after being hit by car outside Sheffield Park Academy

Lawrence Moorhouse
Image caption The 14-year-old was hit by a car on Beaumont Road North

A boy who was hit by a car as he left school in Sheffield has died.

Lawrence Moorhouse, 14, was hit by a silver Vauxhall Astra in Beaumont Road North at about 16:15 GMT on Tuesday as he left Sheffield Park Academy.

He was taken to Sheffield Children's Hospital, where he later died. The 14-year-old's parents said he had been "a very popular young man".

South Yorkshire Police have appealed for witnesses to get in touch.

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