Birmingham & Black Country

Boy hit by car in Wolverhampton dies

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Image caption The teenager was struck on Thursday afternoon

A 13-year-old boy has been run over and killed in Wolverhampton.

The teenager was struck at about 14:00 GMT on Thursday on Lakefield Road, at the junction with March End Road and Wednesfield Road, in Wednesfield.

West Midlands Police said the boy, from Bushbury, Wolverhampton, was taken to hospital but died of his injuries.

The driver of the car involved was taken to hospital and treated for shock. He is continuing to help police with their inquiries.

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Witnesses should contact West Midlands Police.

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