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"She had the biggest heart": Mum's tribute to five-year-old killed in a car crash

<p>A heartbroken mother has paid tribute to her five-year-old daughter, who was killed in a horrific three car collision in Victoria's north.</p> <p>Savannah Kemp's mother Bryana remembered her daughter as a “precious” and “sassy” little girl who “had the biggest heart”.</p> <p>Savannah leaves behind three brothers - Layton, Cayden and Ryley, as well as her devastated mother.</p> <p>Bryana said in a statement that Savannah was due to start kindergarten at Guthrie Street Primary School with her three older brothers in 2024.</p> <p>"She has been wearing her school uniform around the house for weeks because she was so excited to go to school," she said. "She went to her first orientation a week or so back and even had to wear it."</p> <p>“Savannah was the most precious, sassy little girl. She had the biggest heart which was always full of laughter. She never walked anywhere, she danced or skipped. She was so brave and fearless, learnt it from her brothers. Nothing bothered her."</p> <p>Bryana went on to say that her daughter was destined to be a “fearless ballerina or soccer player” and that her three brothers were training her in their backyard so that she could become just that.</p> <p>“I would always make jokes that she would dance the ball into the goals and that’s exactly what she did with them,” she said.</p> <p>“For a term she has been doing acrobatics at Ucandance and she was learning cartwheels and the splits. She got very good at it in a few short weeks.”</p> <p>Savannah was “destined for great things”, Bryana said.</p> <p>“My sweet little baby, if (you) had the chance (you) would have ruled this world.”</p> <p>A <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">GoFundMe</a> page has been set up for the family to cover Savannah's funeral costs and any other financial difficulties the family may face, and has already raised over $36,000.</p> <p>Several other people were seriously injured in the crash, including a 32-year-old pregnant woman, whose unborn baby later died.</p> <p>The driver of the car Savannah was a passenger in, a 26-year-old Shepparton woman, was also taken to hospital with serious injuries.</p> <p>Another driver, a 33-year-old Shepparton man, and his passenger, a 22-year-old Katandra West man, were taken to hospital for minor injuries.</p> <p>A Victoria Police spokesperson said that officers are still working to establish the exact circumstances surrounding the collision.</p> <p><em>Image credits: GoFundMe</em></p>


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