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Teen who died in crash was 14 and from the Truro area

Teen who died in crash was 14 and from the Truro area

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 12:55pm 31st December 2019. (Updated at 12:59pm 31st December 2019)

It has been revealed that a teenager who lost their life in a crash was a 14-year-old girl from the Truro area.

A cyclist and van collided near Stithians on Saturday afternoon.

Paramedics and police were called to Tubbon Hill, but tragically the girl could not be saved and she died at the scene.

The road was closed for over six hours while investigations were carried out.

Anyone who saw what happened or who has dash cam footage is asked to contact officers.

"Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal collision near Stithians at the weekend in which a 14-year-old girl died.

"Emergency services were called to Tubbon Hill at 1.45pm on Saturday [28th December] after the girl’s bicycle was in collision with a van.

"The teenager, from the Truro area, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

"Local officers and officers from the Roads Policing Team attended, along with paramedics.

"The road was closed for more than six hours for a forensic examination of the scene to be carried out.

"Officers are investigating the circumstances surrounding the collision and appealing for witnesses.

"They would also like to hear from anyone who may have relevant dash cam footage of the incident."

Devon and Cornwall Police

Please contact 101@dc.police.uk or phone 101, quoting log number 0391 of 28/12/19.

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