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A 13-year-old boy died who after being struck by a car in Dagenham last night has been named locally as Thomas Stone.

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The accident happened in Bell Farm Avenue at around 7.45pm, according to police and the London Ambulance Service (LAS).

Friends told the Post that Thomas, of Gay Gardens, had been riding his bike when the incident happened.

An ambulance took the Eastbrook school pupil to hospital but he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Two people were arrested following the crash and are in custody.

A spokeswoman for the LAS said: “We were called just after 7.45pm yesterday (Tuesday) to reports of a road traffic collision involving a car and a cyclist on Bell Farm Avenue, Dagenham.

“Our staff treated one patient - a teenage boy who was in cardiac arrest.

“Extensive efforts were made to resuscitate him at the scene and on the way to Queens Hospital in Romford.”

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