Girl aged nine dies after suspected 'rockfall' in Staithes in North Yorkshire
A young girl has died after a suspected rockfall in North Yorkshire.
Emergency services were called to reports of the rockfall in Seaton Garth, Staithes, Scarborough, at about 4.50pm today (Wednesday).
A nine-year-old girl suffered serious head injuries during the incident, according to a spokesman for North Yorkshire Police.
She died at the scene from her injuries.
The spokesman added: "Her family are currently being supported by specialist trained officers."
Firefighters, paramedics, the coastguard and the air ambulance were called to the scene.