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02/06/2019 16:52 BST

Oxted Death: Four-Year-Old Killed By Van While Riding Skateboard In Surrey

Victim was taken to hospital but was later pronounced dead.

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A four-year-old has been killed after being hit by a van while riding a skateboard.

The child was knocked down by a white Mercedes Sprinter box van in Oxted, Surrey, on Sunday morning.

Surrey Police said: “The child is believed to have been riding a skateboard at the time of the incident.”

Emergency services, including an air ambulance, were called to the scene at The Hollies in Hurst Green at around 10.40am.

The victim was rushed to the North East Surrey Hospital in Redhill but was pronounced dead at 12.05pm.

Surrey Police is now appealing for witnesses or anyone who may have dashcam footage of the incident to contact them.