PICTURE GALLERY: Tributes pour in for Crayford crash death teen Kyle Rich
PUBLISHED: 09:47 26 June 2013 | UPDATED: 09:54 26 June 2013
Tributes have poured in for a teenage pedestrian mowed down by a car in Crayford.
Kyle Rich, 18, was killed in the early hours of Friday morning (June 21) while walking down Thames Road.
Dozens of friends, family members and strangers left flowers at the scene of the tragedy and a Facebook group has been set up allowing people to post their messages of condolences.
It already has more than 3,000 likes and scores of messages and memories.
Calum Blake said: “Me and the boys are going to watch Charlton’s first game of the season in Kyle’s memory. Everyone is welcome.”
Donna Foster added: “RIP Kyle so sad, so young. You are a credit to your dad who brought you and your two brothers up for all those years.”
At the scene of Kyle’s death there were scores of flowers, cards and a huge Charlton Athletic flag, the football club he supported.
Pure nightclub in Bexleyheath is holding an event to celebrate the former Bexley College student’s life tonight, starting at 8pm.
Martin Peat, vice principal of finances and resources at his former college, said: “Kyle is an ex-student of Bexley College. Our thoughts and deepest sympathy are extended to his family at this very tragic time.”
The 56-year-old driver of the Range Rover which hit Kyle was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving but he has been bailed until September 5.
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