Koen Allwood: Funeral held for Barton crash boy

The funeral at St Mary's Church in Barton Pupils from Baysgarth School were among those at the service

More than 150 pupils have attended the funeral of a teenager who was killed as he walked home with a friend.

Koen Allwood, 15, from Barton died and a girl was seriously injured when they were hit by a car near the Humber Bridge on 13 November.

Hundreds of people, including friends from Baysgarth School, joined the service at St Mary's Church in Barton.

A 23-year-old man arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving has been released on police bail.

Colin Saywell, headteacher at Baysgarth School, described the teenager as a "best friend to everybody".

He said: "[He was] held in high esteem and great affection and a lot of respect from those closest to him."

Humberside Police have renewed their appeal for witnesses.

The force said a neighbour had reported seeing a man and a woman in the area soon after the crash who were described as being of Eastern European origin.

A spokesman said: "Attempts to locate the couple have so far been unsuccessful and, as they may be able to give an account of the incident, police are keen to trace them."

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