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Staffordshire lake crash boy named

Floral tribute by The Great Pool
Image caption Floral tributes to the 16-year-old have been left at the scene of the accident

A Shropshire teenager who died when the car he was in went into a lake in Staffordshire has been named by police.

The body of Benjamin James Henshaw, 16, from Alveley, was recovered by police divers from The Great Pool in Burnhill Green on Monday evening.

Ambulance crews were called to Patshull Park Hotel at about 00:30 BST after reports a Peugeot 306 was in the water.

The 18-year-old male driver of the vehicle and a 15-year-old female passenger both managed to get out.

Both were treated by ambulance crews at the scene.

Police said the car was the only vehicle involved in the collision. It left Patshull Road and went through a hedge before entering the lake.

Officers have appealed for more information.

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