The teenager who died after crashing into a tree in West Dean has been named as Sebastian Rigby.
The 18-year-old, who lived in Stein Road, Southbourne, died in the early hours of Tuesday, April 19.
Bassy, as he was also known, was driving through the village on the A286 when his car hit a tree at the side of the road.
The student was pronounced dead at the scene at around 6.20am when emergency services attended.
Police are appealing for any witnesses to the crash to contact Sussex Police on 0845 60 70 999, quoting Operation Haysden.