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Young child is feared dead after being run over by car in quiet cul-de-sac

A young child is feared dead after being run over by a car in a quiet cul-de-sac in Wiltshire. 

Police were called to the scene on Campion Close in Calne shortly after 12pm today. 

Officers are still at the scene and speaking with people involved in the collision. 

A police spokesman said: 'We were called shortly after 12pm today to a collision between a vehicle and a young child on Campion Close, Calne.

Police were called to the scene on Campion Close (pictured) in Calne shortly after 12pm today 

'Officers remain at the scene and are speaking with those involved.

'The road will be closed for some time and we ask drivers to please avoid the area.'

Great Western Air Ambulance, Wiltshire Air Ambulance, two ambulances and an ambulance rapid response vehicle were in attendance until around 2pm, according to Wiltshire 999.  

One report from the scene said the child had died.  

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