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Family pay tribute to girl who died in Salford collision

Emily Connor

The family of a girl who died at the scene of a collision in Salford has paid tribute to her.

Shortly before 10.40am yesterday, Saturday 10 November 2018, police were called to reports of a collision between a blue Vauxhall Corsa and a pedestrian on Monton Road in Monton.

A spokesman for GMP said: “The pedestrian, who has since been formally identified as 8-year-old Emily Connor from Chesterfield was sadly pronounced dead at the scene, despite the best efforts of the emergency services.

“A 24-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. He remains in custody for questioning.”

Paying tribute to her, her family said: “To our Emily, the kindest person we ever knew.

“You will always be in our thoughts.

“We will talk about you every day.

“Rest in peace beautiful girl.”

Police Sergeant Lee Westhead, of GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “I would urge anyone who witnessed the collision or anyone with any information to please get in touch with my team on 0161 856 4741.”

Anyone with information should call GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741 quoting reference number of 09/11/2018, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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