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Boy killed in ice cream van crash

Published 06/08/2011

A four-year-old boy who died after being hit by a car shortly after visiting an ice cream van has been named by police
A four-year-old boy who died after being hit by a car shortly after visiting an ice cream van has been named by police

Police have named a four-year-old boy who died after being hit by a car shortly after visiting an ice cream van.

James Robinson was struck by the car in Wearport Green, Portrack, Stockton-on-Tees, shortly after 6pm on Friday.

James was taken to North Tees University Hospital where he died.

A spokeswoman for Cleveland Police said the incident involved a Ford Fiesta driven by a local woman. Police have appealed for witnesses.

Tributes and teddy bears have been left at the scene where the youngster died.

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