Helston teenager who died in crash 'thoughtful and loving'

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Alfie Beard's family said the teenager was a "truly amazing person"

A teenager who died in a car crash in Cornwall was a "thoughtful, loving, generous, talented and determined" person, his family have said.

Alfie Beard, 19, from Helston, died on Tuesday after a Mini Cooper crashed on the A394 near Porthleven.

His "distraught" family said in a statement that the teenager was a "truly amazing person".

Devon and Cornwall Police officers, who were called to the crash at 22:35 BST, are appealing for witnesses.

The family statement said: "We are distraught to announce the passing of our precious boy.

"He was thoughtful, loving, generous, talented and determined, all in one, a truly amazing person.

"He was loved by many and adored so very much by us.

"We will hold you forever in our hearts and minds."

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