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Hit-and-run victim was a student
Police have named a 20-year-old medical student who died in hospital after being knocked down near her university's halls of residence.

Abigail Craen, from Liss in Hampshire, who had been studying at Birmingham University, died on Tuesday after being struck by a car in Edgbaston.

Police looking for the driver said one of the car's window would be smashed.

A floral tribute from Ms Craen's flatmates was among those placed onto railings at the scene on Wednesday.

We want to do something so that her death is not entirely futile
Rebecca King

A note attached to the bouquet of flowers by her flatmates read: "Dearest Abby, the most famous girl in Hunter Court.

"Our flat won't be the same without you and French rap.

"We will miss you so much, all our love, your flatmates."

Now two fellow residents of Hunter Court say they hope to put together a campaign to get motorists to slow down and take more care on Pershore Road, where the accident happened.

Rebecca King, 20, who lived above Abigail, said: "We want to see something done on that road, they do speed along it and we want to raise awareness as it is such a main road.

"Even in the last couple of days cars have still been running through red lights.

"We want to do something so that her death is not entirely futile."




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