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Appeal after boy, 6, killed in crash in Luton

Scene of the crash Image copyright South Beds News Agency
Image caption Flowers were left at the scene of the crash

A six-year-old boy has died after being hit by a car.

He was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash in White Horse Vale, close to the junction with Kirby Drive, Luton, at about 14:20 BST on Saturday.

Bedfordshire Police said a man has been detained. Sgt James Thorne appealed for any witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to contact the force.

"We'd especially like to hear from anyone who saw a blue Vauxhall Astra in the area."

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