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Last Updated: Tuesday, 25 November, 2003, 13:38 GMT
Girl dies after crash
A 12-year-old girl has died following a road accident in Lancashire.

Amy Houston, of Ravenglass Close, Blackburn, was killed when she was hit by a car in Newfield Road.

Emergency services were called to the scene at about 1630 GMT on Monday.

They had to free the girl from under a Rover car.

She was then taken to Blackburn Royal Infirmary where she died on Monday evening.

A 25-year-old man was arrested shortly after the incident and was being questioned by police on Tuesday.

Lancashire Police appealed for witnesses to contact them.

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