Family Tribute To Huddersfield Toddler

11 January 2013, 13:37

A 21 month old girl has died after being hit by a van in Huddersfield.

Poppy Boothroyd is believed to have been run over by the reversing Ford Transit van on St James Way on Wednesday.

She was taken to hospital but later died from her injuries.

Her family released this statement:

''Poppy was just Poppy. She was our amazing little girl, our perfect little angel.''

''We are all heartbroken that she has been taken from us in such tragic circumstances.''

''She is a little star and we will never forget her.''

A West Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said it was a tragic accident.

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