Family friends of a teenager killed in a car crash in Boggabilla on Sunday morning have started a GoFundMe page which has already raised thousands of dollars for his funeral.
Queensland man Braxton Holland died when he crashed his Ford Falcon into a power pole on Yeoman Street at 1am.
Goondiwindi resident Carolyn Reynolds started the fundraiser on Sunday evening and has it already raised more than $7000.
“This family has suffered far too much over the last little while! We all know this! They have recently lost their family home due to fire and kept battling on!” the page said.
“This fundraiser is set up to ease the stress over the next coming weeks.”
“Pay for Braxton’s funeral, give him the beautiful send-off he deserves!”
Those wishing to help can do so here https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-give-them-a-break-tragic-loss
Police are investigating what caused the 17 year old to crash.
A 17-year-old boy believed to be from Queensland, has died after crashing a car into a power pole in Boggabilla.
The teenager had driven from Queensland in a Ford Falcon shortly before the crash on Yeoman Street outside a motel around 1am.
An 18-year-old man who was a passenger in the car was taken to Goondiwindi Hospital where he was treated for minor injuries.
It is not yet known what caused the driver to crash, but officers from the New England Police District are urging anyone with information on the incident to contact police.
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