World Girl, nine, dies in rock fall on Yorkshire beach

00:03  09 august  2018
00:03  09 august  2018 Source:   news.sky.com

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A nine -year-old girl has died after rocks fell on her from a cliff. She had been at Seaton Garth beach in Staithes, North Yorkshire when the accident happened. The falling rocks caused serious head injuries and she died at the scene, North Yorkshire Police said.

The girl was believed to have been playing on the beach when rocks started to fall Credit: TEBL. A 9 -year-old girl has died of serious head injuries after a rock fall at Seaton Garth in Staithes. North Yorkshire Police were contacted at 4.47pm to reports of an incident at the seaside town.

The girl died from a suspected rock fall in Staithes. Pic: Google Street View © Other The girl died from a suspected rock fall in Staithes. Pic: Google Street View

A nine-year-old girl has died after suffering head injuries in a rock fall on a beach in North Yorkshire, police have confirmed.

Emergency services were called to Seaton Garth in Staithes at 4.45pm after reports a girl had received serious head injuries in a rock fall.

Despite the efforts of the emergency services, she died at the scene, North Yorkshire Police said.

"Her family are currently being supported by specialist trained officers," the force added in a statement.

Police, fire, ambulance, air ambulance and coastguard all attended the incident.

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) said in a statement: "The RNLI can confirm that volunteer crew members of Staithes and Runswick Lifeboat Station responded to a rock fall at Seaton Garth in Staithes this afternoon.

"The RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew attended to a child who sadly died at the scene.

"The RNLI, and in particular the volunteers of Staithes and Runswick Lifeboat Station, would like to share their deepest
condolences with the child's family."

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