Tributes to death crash Rachael

Tributes have been paid to a young woman killed in a road accident.

Rachael Veale, 21, from Seaford, was a fourth year student at the Peninsula Medical School in Plymouth.

She was travelling with four other students in a car which hit a tree and went into a ditch on the A38 in Devon on Friday.

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Jon Freeman, of Links Road, Seaford, is a friend of Rachael's family.

His daughter grew up with her. He paid tribute to a 'wondeful girl'.

He said: 'All through her school years she was a peacemaker and an all-rounder.

'She had grown into a young woman ready to use her communication skills and compassion as a doctor to benefit other people.

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'She was well-liked with many friends and it is a tragedy, not only for her close-knit family, but for many other people in Seaford.'

Friends of Rachael's from her university and back home in Seaford have also added their tributes to the popular student through an on-line forum.

One fellow student said: 'Rachael was a great friend and colleague and she will be greatly missed by all that knew her.

'She was such a cheerful person with an infectious smile.

'My heart felt condolence goes out to her family and friends, and best wishes are with the other students and their families too.

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'This tragedy has made an impact on us all here at Peninsula Medical School.

'Things will never be the same.'

Josh, from Seaford added: 'Condolences to her family and friends who will all miss her dearly, she was the most cheerful bubbly, intelligent people I had the pleasure of spending time socailising and studying with, You'll be sorely missed by all of us back at Seaford.'

A spokesman for Peninsula Medical School said: 'We are naturally devastated that the accident has resulted in the death of a bright young student and severe injuries for three others involved in the accident.

'Our heartfelt condolences go to the family of the deceased student, and to her friends and colleagues at the Peninsula Medical School.

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'Our best wishes for a speedy and complete recovery go to the students currently being treated.'

Another female student is in a critical condition, two others are stable and a man is under observation.

They were all taken to hospital on Friday night but Rachael died overnight.

Tributes to Rachael can be left below or emailed to [email protected]

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Rachael was in the year above me at school and I always remember seeing her smiling she was a great person, my heart goes out to all her family and friends, she will be missed greatly.

Helen Stimson

R.I.P Rachael, you will be greatly missed by everyone who knew you. X x X

Violet Mennie

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