Tributes have poured in for a “bright and funny” teenage girl who died this week.
Charlotte ‘Charlie’ Hill died after falling from a bridge on the M5 on Tuesday (May 4).
A fundraiser has now been set up in her memory, with donations going towards paying for the 15-year-old’s funeral.
The page, set up by Charlotte’s uncle Mark Kelleher, has raised more than £15,000 so far.
In an emotional post on the GoFundMe page, Mr Kelleher said her death has left her family and friends “deeply saddened and shocked”.
He wrote: “Charlie was an extremely bright, funny, caring young lady who was loved by more people than she could possibly imagine.
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“The outpouring of love and sympathy from the local community and beyond has been a strength for Dave, Laura, Ryan and Charlie’s extended family.
“Your support continues to help with our grieving process as we work towards laying Charlie to rest and saying our goodbyes.
“Dave and Laura have given me permission to create this page in Charlie’s memory to allow all of you who have approached us offering your support to give Charlie the funeral a young lady deserves.
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“We will also, in time, look to make a donation to a charity of Dave and Laura’s choosing in Charlie’s name.
“Thank you for taking the time to read this and for all your heartfelt messages of condolence, they really are helping to remind us all how well loved this beautiful young lady was.”
After her death, Charlotte’s family released the following tribute: “Charlotte ‘Charlie’ Hill was a loving daughter and sister, greatly loved by all her family and friends. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.”
You can donate to the fundraiser for Charlotte’s funeral here.