Rihanna Pays Tribute To Young Car Crash Fan

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July 20, 2011 | 11:15am EST

Singer Rihanna has paid tribute to a young fan who died in a car crash while listening to her music on Tuesday.
The Umbrella hitmaker was left devastated when she learned 17-year-old Karen, who ran a special Twitter.com page dedicated to the star, was killed in the accident.

A pal of the teenager informed Rihanna about the tragedy over the social networking site, writing in a message, “Karen’s parents told me that she died listening (to) The Last Song off Rated R.”

The singer has now paid tribute to the tragic teen, writing, “Karen we miss u forever… One of my biggest… fans died today in a car accident!!! Gone but never EVER forgotten!!!! She was only 17 Dear Karen.”

Rihanna also then ‘re-Tweeted’ a number of messages from her fans who also paid tribute to the teenager.