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Girl, seven, dies after being struck by car outside house

The youngster was hit by the vehicle on a driveway in Drogheda on Sunday afternoon.

Gardai are investigating the incident (Niall Carson/PA)
Gardai are investigating the incident (Niall Carson/PA)

A seven-year-old girl has died after being hit by a car on a driveway in Drogheda, Co Louth.

Gardai are investigating the incident, which occurred at a house in Boyle O’Reilly Terrace at 2.30pm on Sunday.

The local coroner has been notified.

“Initial investigations indicate that the girl was fatally injured in what appears to be a tragic accident involving a car,” a Gardai spokesman said.

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