Stoke & Staffordshire

Girl, 13, dies after being hit by car in Tamworth

Jorja Deborah Fisher Image copyright Family handout
Image caption Police said Jorja died in hospital shortly after the crash which happened on Friday at about 19:00 BST

A girl who died after being hit by a car in Staffordshire has been named by police as 13-year-old Jorja Deborah Fisher.

Police said she was hit by a Hyundai Tucson on the River Drive junction with Fazeley Road, Tamworth, on Friday evening.

"Jorja suffered serious injuries" and died in hospital a short time after the crash, the Staffordshire force said.

The teenager's family is being supported by specialist officers.

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