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Savannah remembered by family, co-workers with bracelet

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The teenager that died on June 4 is being remember and honored by those who will miss her.

Savannah Bettis, 18, died when the car she was in went off the road along Ronald Reagan Parkway near Rockville Road in Avon.PHOTOS | Remembering Savannah Bettis

Police said the driver, Jesse Hurt, 20, was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Savannah’s co-workers at the McAlister’s Deli in Avon, Ind. were selling bracelets on Sunday with the logo #SavannahStrong imprinted on them. There was a long line of people stretched outside the Avon deli with money in their hands to buy a bracelet. Each bracelet costs $5 and all of he money raised will go to Savannah’s family to help cover funeral costs.

“I’m just excited to raise all of this money for her family and be like, ‘Here you go. We’ve got it all taken care of for you’,” said Savannah’s friend and co-worker Alexis Harris.

Harris said anyone who wants to buy a #SavannahStrong bracelet can email their order to aharris927@live.comVIDEO | Remembering Savannah Bettis

“She was an angel,” said Mike Gillikin, assistant manager. “She was this little bitty girl who played like a big girl and was one of the best employees that we had.”

So little she even stood on a stool to help customers. The stool now stands alone as a memorial to her, covered in signatures, sayings, and on display for all of the customers to see.

“We had such wonderful hopes about what she was going to be when she grew up and we saw her ready to go do that,” said Gillikin.

Gillikin said Savannah wanted to be a teacher, someone who would enrich peoples lives.Services for Savannah

A GoFundMe page has been established in Savannah’s honor, to help with funeral expenses. Click here to donate.

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