Monday 8 August 2022 06:58 PM Pictured: Girl, eight, who was killed after being struck by a rally car in ... trends now

Monday 8 August 2022 06:58 PM Pictured: Girl, eight, who was killed after being struck by a rally car in ... trends now
Monday 8 August 2022 06:58 PM Pictured: Girl, eight, who was killed after being struck by a rally car in ... trends now

Monday 8 August 2022 06:58 PM Pictured: Girl, eight, who was killed after being struck by a rally car in ... trends now

Pictured: Girl, eight, who was killed after being struck by a rally car in Madeira as she tried to cross the road Vitoria Yasmin was struck 'as she crossed road to join with two older children' The tragedy occurred during the 63rd edition of the Madeira Wine Rally  Her parents were watching race and crossed seconds earlier with another child 

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This is the first picture of the eight-year-old killed after being hit by a rally car in Madeira on Saturday as she tried to cross the road behind relatives. 

The youngster was named locally as Vitoria Yasmin as island prosecutors announced they were launching an investigation into the tragedy. 

Initial reports claimed the little girl was struck as she crossed the road to join up with two older children including her sister. 

But it emerged the youngster's parents had been watching the race and had crossed seconds earlier with another child of theirs. 

The youngster was named locally as Vitoria Yasmin as island prosecutors announced they were launching an investigation into the tragedy

The youngster was named locally as Vitoria Yasmin as island prosecutors announced they were launching an investigation into the tragedy

Vitoria Yasmin made the fateful decision to cross on her own thinking the last car had already passed but rally driver Miguel Gouveia's BMW appeared just six seconds after the previous vehicle had gone through the Encumeada area of Madeira where the accident occurred. 

The schoolgirl was rushed to

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