Crash victim's mother fights for road safety

A woman whose 13-year-old daughter was killed by a speeding driver says she hopes her death can be a warning to others. Amy Hofmeister died while cycling in Taunton three years ago.

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"Amy's death was so unnecessary, I had to speak up"

A mother whose 13-year-old daughter was killed by a speeding driver says she hopes her death will be as a warning to others. Amy Hofmeister died while cycling close to her home in Taunton.

Shortly afterwards her mother Jane started the "THINK Amy" campaign. It's just been given charitable status, with top cricketer Marcus Trescothick as patron. Eli-Louise Wringe reports

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"Think Amy" road safety campaign goes national

The campaign was launched in memory of Amy Hofmeister Credit: ITV News West Country

A woman whose 13-year-old daughter was killed by a speeding driver says she hopes her death can be a warning to others. Amy Hofmeister died while cycling in Taunton three years ago. Now her mother Jane's campaign has won charitable status and she wants her message to go nationwide.

Leonard Jones was racing his girlfriend home from the pub when the crash happened. He was jailed for seven years. His girlfriend Leanne Burnell, who encouraged him, was sentenced to three and a half years.

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