The family of 16 year old Payton Sparks, who was killed in a road traffic collision near Havant last weekend, have today issued a photograph of Payton and a statement in tribute to her.
Her mother Lisa said: “Payton was such a treasure and such a big heart, so caring and loving. We will never be apart.
“Payton loved all types of music. She loved McDonalds food but her favourite food was chicken pot noodle with chicken and thyme Sensations.
“Payton had so many friends from so many places but she and I were best mates. We went everywhere together, drove everywhere together. She bossed me around but I know she loved me dearly which makes me strong.
“She was a great auntie to her nephew Crus, and a great sister to Casey. All she had to give was love and laughter. She had so much for everyone. Never has anyone made me laugh so much.
“It just doesn't seem possible to have a life without her - I miss her so much and I will love her forever.”
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