Tributes move for teenager schoolgirl struck by vehicle
A teenage schoolgirl struck by a vehicle and killed when going for walks to the bus stop yesterday has been remembered as an “artistic” and “beautiful woman who will be missed more than anything at all”.
The 17-yearold had been going for walks to a bus stop on her way to college in the Hunter area, north of Sydney, when she was allegedly strike by a Toyota Prado at 7.30am.
She was addressed by paramedics, but died at the scene on Warrigal Shut, Brandy Hill.
Right now, Hunter School of the Accomplishing Arts has paid tribute to her, describing her as “a well-liked member of the college community”.
“Hunter School of the Accomplishing Arts extends its deepest sympathy to the family and pals of the student,” a college spokesperson claimed.
“She was a pretty artistic student, both of those in her tunes and visual arts, and a pretty well-liked member of the college community.”
A shut friend has posted a picture tribute of her on Facebook with the text: “Lovely woman will be missed more than anything at all. Really like you XXXX, we all do.
“She’s been a section of our family ever since we achieved her 13 a long time back. My soul sister, the closest human being to us has joined God and will hardly ever be forgotten.”
The driver of the vehicle, 42, has been billed with perilous driving occasioning demise and negligent driving by crash investigators.
He also had his two daughters, aged 17 and 12, and also a further 10-year-old boy in the vehicle at the time of the incident. They have been all uninjured.
It is believed he stopped his vehicle and went to get enable from a neighbour to render first aid but the she tragically died at the scene.
The driver was taken to John Hunter Clinic for necessary blood and alcohol screening.
Yesterday, neighbours informed 9News the avenue was a infamous stretch specifically in the morning with the sun remaining blinding for motorists.
“Sometimes you arrive down in this article and you turn on this road and you can’t see a issue – it really is totally blinding it hits the windscreen, and it really is just like a white out,” neighbour Scott McGuinness claimed.
Another neighbour, Karen Manuel, also claimed the teenager was witnessed going for walks along the dead-stop avenue to the bus stop each and every day.
“We do see the kids going for walks to the bus stop each and every morning, each and every afternoon,” Mrs Manuel claimed.
“She loved her minor ponies that she’s bought in this article and her minor doggy. We saw her playing with them all the time.
“It really is a pretty silent, peaceful area and avenue and the complete avenue and everybody’s seriously pretty, pretty emotional now about what is actually took place.”
The driver is due to face Raymond Terrace Court on March 27.
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