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Fundraiser launched for ‘bubbly, bright’ Penwortham boy who died after collision with van

Posted on - 4th August, 2023 - 5:42pm | Author - | Posted in - Charities, Penwortham, People, Preston News, South Ribble News
A fundraiser has been launched to help with funeral costs Pic: Jenny Armer / GoFundMe
A fundraiser has been launched to help with funeral costs Pic: Jenny Armer / GoFundMe

A fundraiser has been launched after a Penwortham boy died following a tragic accident earlier this week.

Eight-year-old Layton was involved in a collision with a van on Tuesday (1 August) while out playing with his friends in Bilsborough Hey off Sumpter Croft. He was taken to hospital but sadly died a short time later.

Read more: Penwortham boy dies after collision with van

Jenny Armer has organised a GoFundMe to help Layton’s family with funeral costs.

On the fundraiser, Jenny paid tribute to Layton, saying: “Layton lit up so many peoples lives with his bubbly bright character and his gorgeous smile, in his short 8 years of life here with us and we will never ever forget the memories we have to treasure.”

Jenny continued: “Please support Stacey and the boys and family at this difficult time by donating to help towards funeral costs to give this precious boy the send off to heaven that he deserves.”

So far raised almost £2,000 of the £3,000 target has been raised.

To donate, go to the GoFundMe for Our Precious Boy Layton.

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