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Teenage girl dies at Shropshire campsite

Category: England

Published: 6th May 2012 15:08:15

A teenage girl has died and three people are seriously ill in hospital after an incident at a campsite in Shropshire.

West Mercia Police were called at about 10:00 BST to the site in Bucknell, where ambulance crews were already on the scene.

The girl was pronounced dead at the scene.

The others were taken to the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, where their condition was said to be serious.

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