Scene of crash
Image caption The car hit the bus stop on Wakefield Road near the junction with Broad Lane in Huddersfield

A 15-year-old girl has died after a car crashed into a bus stop in Huddersfield.

Katelyn Dawson was one of three pedestrians hit by the car on Wakefield Road on Wednesday at 08:15 GMT.

She was taken by air ambulance to Leeds General Infirmary where she later died.

Police said the other two victims, a 17-year-old girl and a 47-year-old woman, remained in hospital. The woman’s injuries are described as “life-threatening”.

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The driver of the car, a 51-year-old man, was also taken to hospital with injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening.

Tributes have been paid to Katelyn by her friends who described her as “amazing, kind, funny and beautiful”.

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