Family pay respects to popular teenager
THE family and friends of a popular Yeovil teenager killed in a horror car smash will pay their respects on Monday.
Callum Denman, 17, was killed in the early hours of Sunday, August 25, after he was involved in a crash on Camp Road, West Coker.
The football fanatic of Muchelney Way was pronounced dead at the scene.
Hundreds of people are expected to attend his funeral at Yeovil Crematorium.
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Scores of tributes were left for the teenager in the days following his death.
His family said they will "forever carry him in their hearts".
A statement said: "Callum lived and breathed football, having played for Parcroft from the age of nine and becoming a member of Westland Sports Football Club.
"He had so many friends at school, football and at work. Everyone either knew him or knew of him.
"He has a close loving family who will always carry him within their hearts."
Mr Denman was travelling with friend James Hall towards the A30 when the car they were in left the road.
The driver of the car, Mr Hall, turned 18 on Monday.
It is understood that he remains in hospital this week.
Family and friends of Callum are asked to meet at Westland Sports Football Club at 11am before walking to the crematorium for the funeral service which starts at noon.
His family have requested that no black should be worn for the funeral.
Everyone is welcome to attend.
Donations will be made to road safety charity Brake.