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Girl killed after being hit by lorry and car in East Hoathly

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A 17-year-old girl has been killed when she was hit by a lorry and a car as she walked home from a bonfire celebration. The girl from Uckfield had been at the East Hoathly bonfire when she was hit by a Scania Tesco lorry and a Vauxhall Insignia, Sussex Police said.She had been walking on the East Hoathly by-pass near to The Thatched Garage at about 21:20 GMT on Saturday, a police spokesman said She was pronounced dead at the scene and her next of kin have been informed. Any witnesses who saw the girl who was wearing a red puffa-style jacked and dark leggings are asked to contact police.
Source: BBC Sussex