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Nine-Year-Old Kai Lambe Drowns in River Dove

Date
23/08/2014
What Happened
Person overboard/swept away/fell in the water
What Caused
Human factor
Casualty type/Qty
Casualty
Gender
Male
Causal Factors
Lack of awareness of hazards/obstacles
Injury Details
Death-confirmed
Outcome
Accident suspected
Alcohol/Drugs
N/A

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Description of Incident
A nine-year-old boy who died after falling into the River Dove in Staffordshire has been named by police as Kai Lambe from Hatton, Derbyshire.

He slipped into a weir near Tutbury Mill at about 18:00 BST on Friday.

The fire and ambulance services were called shortly afterwards and he was pulled from the water, but died at Queen's Hospital in Burton-upon-Trent.
Supporting Information
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-28918508
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-stoke-staffordshire-28913702

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