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Last Updated: Wednesday, 26 November, 2003, 07:50 GMT
Man charged over fatal crash
A man has been charged in connection with a road collision in which a 12-year-old girl died.

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

She was freed by emergency services from under the car, but died later in Blackburn Royal Infirmary.

The incident happened at about 1630 GMT on Monday.

A 25-year-old man was arrested shortly after and was due to appear before magistrates on Wednesday.

He is accused of driving while disqualified, failing to stop and failing report an accident.

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