Emergency crews were called to the club at Capability Green in the town at 8pm on Thursday evening, with David Lloyd Leisure later confirming that the schoolgirl had tragically died

The tragedy happened at a David Lloyd health club in Luton on Thursday

A girl has died after being injured at a David Lloyd health and leisure club in Luton, the company has confirmed.

Emergency crews were called to the club at Capability Green in the town at 8pm on Thursday evening.

It is unclear how old the girl was, although unconfirmed social media posts suggest that she was nine.

The incident occurred in the venue’s club room, the fitness giant said, with an investigation launched into the child’s death.

In a statement David Lloyd Leisure said: “It is with deep regret that a young child was injured in an incident outside the Clubroom of our Luton club on Thursday and later died in hospital.

“Our thoughts and deepest sympathies are with the family at this time.

The club is closed, and we are working closely with the relevant authorities while they investigate.”

It is understood that police, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Luton Borough Council are investigating the girl’s death.

The Mirror has contacted Bedfordshire Police for comment.

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