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Friday, March 18, 2011
MORE than 200 people attended a funeral service for a teenager who died after being hit by a car in Colchester.
Cassie McCord, 16, of Drury Road, died in a crash which happened in Head Street on February 7.
A celebration of Cassie’s life is took place at Colchester Crematorium this afternoon.
Cassie’s family has said they found some comfort in the fact that she helped to save the lives of others by her wish to be an organ donor.
The student, who was studying at Colchester Sixth Form College, suffered a serious head injury when a driver fell ill at the wheel and crashed into H&M clothes store.
Donations can be made to Essex Air Ambulance or Neuro Critical Care Charity Fund UAA6 C/O East of England Co-Operative Furneral Service, 33/35 Long Wyre Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 1LH.