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Road death of 8-year-old Corfu girl being investigated

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Traffic police on Corfu are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of an 8-year-old girl who was hit by two cars in the area of Vryoni, near Lefkimmi in the island’s south, on Wednesday morning.

According to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency, the child had been on her way to school, with her mother, when she was hit by a car which threw her to the other side of the road where she was hit by a second vehicle.

The girl was transferred to the hospital but medics were unable to revive her.

The drivers of the two cars were detained on charges of manslaughter through neglect.