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Funeral held of Jessica Harrison in Staffordshire

Jessica Harrison
Teenager Jessica Harrison suffered from head injuries

The funeral is to take place later of a teenager from the Staffordshire Moorlands who died after she was hit by a car.

Jessica Harrison, 17, from Tean, died from head injuries following the collision in Cheadle last month.

The service takes place at St Giles the Abbot Church in Cheadle at 1415 GMT.

Barry Hardy, 24, from Cheadle, was remanded in custody by Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court charged with causing death by dangerous driving.

Mourners have been asked to wear bright colours to the funeral service.

The collection will be for a memorial fund set up in Jessica's memory by her friends at Leek College.

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