Saturday 21 October 2017

Boy (7) killed after being hit by van one year after his baby sister died

Double heartache for the family

Kieran McQuillan
Kieran McQuillan
Catherine Devine

Catherine Devine

A seven-year-old boy died after being hit by a van while he was playing at a playground on Friday.

Kieran McQuillan (7) was killed after he was struck by a van in Elgin, Scotland.

The incident is the second tragedy to hit the McQuillan family as Kieran's baby sister Calleigh died when she was just six-months-old.

The baby was born premature and died last Februay.

Tributes have poured in for Kieran, who turned seven last week.

A family friend set up a fundraising page to help parents Mary Johnston and Gavin McQuillan pay for the funeral expenses.

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