Girl, 5, who died at Cornwall steam rally named as Tayla Saunders from Honiton
A girl who died at a Cornwall steam rally on the weekend has been named as Tayla Saunders, aged 5, from Honiton.
Tayla was tragically killed on Saturday when a slow-moving vehicle reversed over her at a Westcountry steam rally.
She was with her foster parents at Lanlivery Vintage Rally, Steam Fair and Country Fair, near Lostwithiel.
She was airlifted to Derriford hospital in Plymouth after the accident where doctors fought to save her life.
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The decision was taken for the steam rally to continue, with the blessing of her foster parents.
Show secretary Diane Williams said yesterday: "It was a tragic accident and the family wish us to continue."
Patricia Barrett, wife of show chairman Ivan Barrett, was at the show ground on Saturday. "It was an accident. Nothing could have been done any differently to stop it," she said.
"It's one of those things that you don't ever expect to happen. It was tragic for everyone concerned. They were all absolutely devastated."