Jasmyn Chan: Parents' tribute to Sheffield hit-and-run girl
The parents of a 14-year-old girl who died when she "pushed her friend away from danger" in a hit-and-run crash have spoken of their heartbreak following her death.
Jasmyn Chan died when she was hit by a car while crossing Normanton Hill in Sheffield on Friday.
Details of her heroic actions emerged as her parents paid tribute to their "precious" daughter.
South Yorkshire Police are following up a number of positive leads.
Jasmyn was with a 12-year-old friend when they were hit by car travelling downhill towards the A57.
Speaking at a press conference, Ch Insp Stuart Walne said: "There are a couple of accounts that say that in the last moments prior to the collision Jasmyn's last actions was to push her friend away from danger."
The 12-year-old was treated in hospital before being released on Saturday.
Jasmyn's parents Peter Chan and Paula McCullie have appealed for information into their daughter's death.'Pain and devastation'
Mr Chan said: "My family and I are desperate for answers to try and understand how this has happened to our precious little Jaz.
"Our daughter was beautiful, inside and out. I cannot put into words the pain and devastation I feel in my heart knowing she is gone.
"As a family we are heartbroken and I don't know how we will ever get over losing Jasmyn."
The vehicle has been described as a small, dark coloured car.
Ch Insp Walne said they had received a fantastic response from the public since the crash.
He said: "Jasmyn's family deserve answers and I would ask you to think of the devastating impact this has had on her family, friends and community and please come forward if you have any information."