Girl, 14, dies after being hit by car while walking through Merseyside

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A 14-year-old girl has died after being hit by a car while she was out for a walk on Saturday night.

Merseyside Police said two men, aged 18 and 19, were arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after the crash in St Helens on Saturday night.

Officers were called to a report of a collision involving a car and a pedestrian on Blackbrook Road at about 9.50pm.

A force spokesman said: "Emergency services attended and the pedestrian, a 14-year-old girl, was taken to hospital where she sadly died.

"Her family have been informed and are being supported at this time.

"Officers urged anyone who witnessed the incident or had any information, CCTV or dashcam footage to contact police on 101 quoting ref 20000569277, call the Roads Policing Unit on 0151 777 5747 or contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111."

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