‘A very intelligent, warm and generous person’ - School pays tribute to teenager killed in West Lexham crash

Aylisha Cain was killed in a collision in West Lexham on Friday 8 July. Picture Norfolk Constabular

Aylisha Cain was killed in a collision in West Lexham on Friday 8 July. Picture Norfolk Constabulary. - Credit: Archant

A principle of a King's Lynn Academy has paid tribute to a teenage girl killed in a crash in West Lexham, saying she had plans to become a doctor.

Aylisha Cain was out running with her mother on July 8 in the West Lexham area when they were involved in a collision with a lorry. Aylisha was pronounced dead at the scene and her mother was seriously injured.

Craig Morrison, principal at the King Edward VII Acadamy in Kings Lynn, where Aylisha was a student, paid tribute to her saying she had plans to study medicine at the University of East Anglia.

He said: 'Staff and students at King Edward VII Academy would like to express their deepest sadness and sympathies on hearing confirmation that Aylisha Cain was tragically lost to us on Friday, 8 July.

'Aylisha was a very intelligent, warm and generous person. She came to us from Litcham School having done incredibly well in her GCSEs. She was studying maths, biology, physics and Spanish with a view to studying medicine at the UEA in future.

'She constantly strived to do the very best she could and was committed to being involved in a wide range of activities. She would no doubt have gone on to do many more great things and those who knew her well will hold her close in their memories.


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'For now, our thoughts remain with her family and particularly with her mother who was also injured.'

The crash happened on a hill around half a mile north of All Saints Church.

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• Anyone who saw the collision or the moments leading up to the incident should contact PC Keith Wiseman on 101.

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