Tributes Paid To Birmingham Teen Killed In Crash

Tributes have been paid to a 14-year-old boy who died when the car he was in got struck a tree after a crash in Birmingham.

Kane Balogun, was killed when a silver Peugeot 206 crashed on Stechford Road, Hodge Hill, Birmingham, at just after 11pm on Friday.

Kane, also known as KD, was an aspiring rapper and one of his videos on YouTube has been viewed nearly 140,000 times.

One friend wrote: ``RIP Kane you were so talented and young and you got took away from this earth too early.''

Meanwhile, dozens of bouquets have been attached to a tree at the accident scene with messages including ``Rest in paradise'.

A card, written by Kane's cousin Chloe, said: ``Can't believe you're gone only 14! My beautiful crazy little cousin. Love you millions.''

One resident on the street, who did not wish to be named, said it was a ``tragedy''.

He said: ``Fourteen is far too young to die. It's upsetting, a real tragedy.''

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: ``Crews performed advanced life support techniques on the boy but despite those best efforts, nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed dead at the scene.''

A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and has now been bailed.

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