Teenager Rykah Burr dies days after car smashes into tree at Wolvi, east of Gympie

A “loved and respected” teenager is being remembered after dying in hospital days after a crash in Queensland.

Rykah Burr had been in an induced coma since the crash at Wolvi, in the state’s Gympie region, on Sunday April 11.

The 18-year-old was one of three people in a Toyota Corolla when it veered off the road and smashed into a tree.

Rykah sustained critical injuries during the crash and died on Wednesday night.

The two other teens in the car, a 18-year-old man and a 15-year-old girl, were injured.

Rykah Burr. Credit: GoFundMe

In a statement posted to a GoFundMe page set up for Rykah and his family, the 18-year-old’s mum Nikki Burr described him as her “perfect son”.

“We know that this will affect so many people as he was…



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