Kaitlin McCoubrey-Fullerton: Seven-year-old girl dies after crash

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image captionThe incident happened shortly after 18.10 GMT on Saturday evening

A seven-year-old girl has been killed after being hit by a car in west Belfast on Saturday.

Kaitlin McCoubrey-Fullerton died at the scene after being struck in Springhill Avenue shortly after 18:10 BST.

A woman in her 50s was arrested and has been released on police bail pending further inquiries.

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has appealed for anyone with information or dashcam footage to contact officers.

Springhill Avenue has reopened following the incident.

PSNI Supt Gillian Kearney said specially trained officers were "continuing to provide support to those impacted during this difficult time".