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Doves released in celebration of teenagers life

Hundreds of mourners have said their final goodbyes to a teenager from Gloucester who died in a speed boat accident.

Emily Gardner was with friends on a boat in Brixham in Devon earlier this month. She was killed when her life jacket became caught when the boat overturned.

Her funeral was held at Gloucester Cathedral earlier today.

Briohny Williams reports

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Almost two hundred mourners remember teenage speedboat crash victim

The Emily Gardner Memorial Fund is being set up to honour the teenager.

Almost two hundred mourners were at Gloucester Cathedral today for the funeral of a teenager who in died in a speedboat crash in Devon.

14-year-old Emily Gardner was killed when the boat she was in capsized in Brixham harbour on Saturday May 2nd.

A police investigation found Emily's life jacket became caught when she was thrown overboard in Brixham harbour.

Many of Emily's school friends attended the service. Credit: ITV News

Many of Emily's friends from Chosen Hill School in Gloucester attended the service, and donations were made to a memorial fund in her name.

Family members release doves outside the church to honour the "happy, smiley, bubbly, lively" teenager.

Emily Gardner's mother releasing a dove in her memory. Credit: ITV News

Funeral of teenage speedboat crash victim takes place today

Emily Gardner died in a speedboat crash earlier this month Credit: ITV News

The funeral of a teenager from Gloucester who died in a speedboat crash in Devon takes place today.

14-year-old Emily Gardner was killed when the boat she was in capsized in Brixham harbour on Saturday May 2nd.

A police investigation found Emily Gardner's life jacket became caught when she was thrown overboard in Brixham harbour.

A private service will take place at Gloucester Cathedral at 11am.