Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Friends' Party Will Remember Tracey

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Friends' Party Will Remember Tracey

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Byline: By Neil Mckay

Family and friends of a teenager killed in a car crash are to hold a tribute evening in her memory.

Tracey Barnett, 16, of Gore Hill Estate, Thornley, Peterlee, was killed on June 23 when she was flung from the back seat of a Peugeot 306 which hit a wall after crashing with a taxi and hitting a kerb at Sherburn House, Durham City.

Tracey's parents, Jimmy and Barbara, are raising money to buy a bench with a memorial plaque in her name.

A night out in her memory is being held at Thornley WMC on Friday, August 11, at 7pm. Tickets cost pounds 3.50 from the club and are selling fast. Barbara, a factory worker, said: "Tracey was very popular and well-liked. When her funeral was held at Thornley Chapel people were standing on the pavement outside, and inside the church was packed to the hilt.

"Now we would like to have something permanent in her memory. We have written to the parish council asking for permission to have a bench with a plaque in Tracey's memory in the village cemetery. …

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