Belfast Telegraph

Tuesday 23 September 2014

Girl, five, killed by sliding gate

South Wales Police said a five-year-old girl was killed by an automatic gate

A five-year-old girl has died after she was trapped by an automatic sliding gate.

Emergency services were called to the scene at Brook Court, Bridgend, south Wales, on Sunday afternoon.

The girl, who has not been named, was taken to the town's Princess of Wales Hospital where she later died.

South Wales Police said a full investigation was underway and her family is being informed. A file is being prepared for the coroner, the force said.

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