Teenager dies after falling suddenly ill in South Yorkshire

Fitzwilliam Road, in Rotherham (pic: Google)
Fitzwilliam Road, in Rotherham (pic: Google)
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A teenager has died after falling suddenly unwell while travelling in a car through South Yorkshire.

The woman, aged 19, was a passenger in a car heading towards Rotherham town centre when her condition suddenly deteriorated and the driver stopped on Fitzwilliam Road and called for an ambulance.

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Police said they were called to the scene at around 12.10pm today, following a report from Yorkshire Ambulance Service that the woman was unresponsive to medial assistance.

The woman was removed from the vehicle for treatment but was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

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South Yorkshire Police said her family have been informed and are being supported by officers.

Her death is currently being treated as unexplained, and enquiries are ongoing.

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