MORE than £20k has been raised to give a teenage girl "the send off she deserves" after a fatal crash - as an inquest opens into her death.

Mia Craen died on Saturday, January 30, in a single vehicle collision in Southwater, near Horsham.

The 18-year-old student had been travelling south when her Fiat 500 crashed into a tree.

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At the inquest which was opened into her death at Crawley Coroner's Court today, the court heard Mia's cause of death is still yet to be ascertained, following a post mortem examination in Worthing.

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The full inquest is scheduled to take place at the court later this year on November 8.

Following her death, hundreds of people took to social media to share tributes to Mia, alongside messages of support to her family.

A crowdfunding campaign set up by Mia's brother Finlay Craen to pay for funeral costs has now raised more than £20,200.

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Donations to the GoFundMe page include £2,000 from Aston Villa and England footballer Jack Grealish, described as a "hero" to Mia, who was a keen sportswoman herself.

Mia was described as "always happy and smiling" by her brother Finlay.

He said: "Everyone loved hearing her voice and she was always really talkative.

"It isn’t the same without her.”

To donate to the crowdfunding campaign for Mia, visit the GoFundMe page.