Wednesday, 28 Feb 2024

Boy, 12, killed after being hit by a van pictured

This is the first picture of a 12-year-old boy killed in a car crash in Cornwall.

Tributes have been paid to Harrison Palmer, who died after the crash on Tuesday afternoon.

The youngster from Camborne was described as a ‘beautiful boy’ by his devastated family.

They said in a statement: ‘We are devastated and truly heartbroken over the loss of our beautiful boy Harrison. No words can describe our pain.

‘We want to thank all of the emergency services and members of the community who did all they could.

‘We are also very grateful for the love, support, and condolences that we have received since.’

The family has asked for privacy.

Devon and Cornwall Police said officers continue to make enquiries to establish the circumstances of the collision.

A 67-year-old man from Hayle has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by driving without due care and attention and on suspicion of driving whilst unfit.

He has been released under investigation, pending further enquiries.

Anyone who has any information is asked to contact police via our website here or by calling 101 quoting reference number 50230058989.

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