School pays tribute to ‘lovely’ teen killed in crash at Caister

<Monday morning> Flowers and tributes left at the scene of a fatal collison between a bus and a teen

<Monday morning> Flowers and tributes left at the scene of a fatal collison between a bus and a teenager on Ormesby Road in Caister on Sea. Picture: James Bass - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2014

A Norfolk school has paid tribute to the 'lovely' teenage girl who died after being struck by a bus in Caister.

Shannon Goodson, 14, was a pupil at Great Yarmouth High School and has been described as a 'popular' student.

Headteacher Wendy Missons said in a statement: 'We were all shocked and deeply sorry to hear of the accident, and there were many tears.

'Shannon was a lovely, popular girl and will be deeply missed by students, staff and all those who worked with her.

'Our thoughts are with Shannon's family at this difficult time: we are here for you.'

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Hundreds of people have also taken to social media to pay tribute to the 'beautiful' teen while more than 4,900 people have 'liked' a Facebook page set up in her name.

Among those posting on the site was Liz Irving who said: 'My heartfelt sympathy goes to the family of this beautiful child taken before her life's journey really started, thinking of her family and friends x.'

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A police investigation into the circumstances of Saturday's fatal crash is ongoing, as officers continue to appeal for witnesses.

Call the serious collision investigation team on 101.

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