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Nadine Foster: Family's tribute to crash death mum

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Image caption Miss Foster's family said she was a 'happy, smiley girl'

An 18-year-old mother killed in a car crash was a "beautiful" and "happy, smiley girl", her family has said.

Nadine Foster is believed to have been a passenger in a Ford Focus which hit a wall at 00:20 BST on 16 April.

The teenager was taken to hospital but died on Wednesday from her injuries.

Police are still investigating what happened in the moments before the accident in Hagley Road, Stourbridge. West Midlands Police said no arrests have been made.

'Loving mother'

Miss Foster's family said: "We are devastated to have lost our beautiful Nadine.

"She was a loving mother, daughter and grand-daughter.

"She was a happy, smiley girl and the light of our lives. Nadine will be missed every day; her loss has left a void that will never be filled.

"We ask that people kindly respect our privacy at this sad time."

PC Glynn Hanks, from West Midlands Police, said: "This is a tragic and devastating time for the family and our dedicated family liaison officers continue to support them.

"Our investigation team is continuing to piece together exactly what happened and what led to the collision."

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