Heartbreaking: Girl aged 9 is killed after she is struck by a large rock falling from a cliff edge – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views
October 4, 2018

Heartbreaking: Girl aged 9 is killed after she is struck by a large rock falling from a cliff edge

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Police in the UK have sadly confirmed that a 9-year-old girl has sadly passed away after a number of large rocks fell on her.

According to reports in the UK, the young girl was killed when the falling debris resulted in her recieving a major head injury.

The devastating incident occurred at Seaton Garth beach in Staithes, North Yorkshire at approximately 4:45pm on Wednesday afternoon.

Speaking about the heartbreaking incident, a spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said the young girl was tragically killed after a large rock falling from a cliff hit on the head.

They said despite the best efforts of emergency personnel, she was sadly pronounced dead on Wednesday afternoon.

The spokesperson added the girl’s family are currently recieving support from specialist police officers.

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