Child struck by car at Cornwall campsite was 20 months old

The entrance to the Little Trethvas campsite
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Local people reported seeing emergency services attend the incident at the Little Trethvas campsite

A child who died after being hit by a car at a campsite was 20 months old, police have revealed.

The girl, from the Nottingham area, was pronounced dead at the scene after being hit by a car towing a caravan.

Emergency services, including the air ambulance, were called to a campsite in the Helston area of Cornwall on Wednesday at about 12:50 BST.

The toddler was hit by a vehicle on private land, Devon and Cornwall Police have reported.

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The incident happened at a campsite in the Helston area of Cornwall

Her family are being supported by specially-trained officers and the coroner has been informed.

An investigation by a specialist roads policing team continues.

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