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Boy killed at Christchurch stadium

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 17/06/2016

A two-year-old boy has died after being run over in the carpark of Cowles Stadium in eastern Christchurch.

Emergency services were called to the stadium in Pages Road shortly before 5pm on Friday, a St John ambulance spokesman said.

Police said the two-year-old received medical attention after being hit by a vehicle but sadly died at the scene.

Police are investigating the circumstances of the death.

Media coverage shows an ambulance in the carpark near a playground.

Basketball, netball, volleyball and badminton are played at the indoor stadium run by Christchurch City Council.

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