Friends and family gather to remember teenage girl killed in horror crash in Barnsley

Macey-Jay Frudd
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Heartbroken friends and relatives of a Barnsley teenage girl killed in a horror crash gathered yesterday to remember her.

Scores of balloons were released into the sky at the vigil for Macey-Jay Frudd yesterday afternoon.

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Macey-Jay was a passenger in a Vauxhall Astra which crashed into a tree on Broadway, Barnsley,  at 1.40am on Sunday, January 13.

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The popular teenager was was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Two men and another teenage girl in the car survived the collision and were arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

An 18-year-old man was bailed by the police after questioning and a man, aged 19 and a girl, 17, were released under investigation. 

In a statement issued by Macey-Jay’s family after her death she was described as ‘a bubbly, fun loving girl who loved life to the full’.

The statement said her  mum, dad and brother ‘feel like their world has ended’.

Posting on Facebook after yesterday’s vigil, Macey-Jay’s brother, Morgan, said: “Absolute massive thank you to everyone who showed up today, means the world to me and my family.”