Carson Significant Faculty teenager dies months right after grotesque crash on Kings Canyon
Family members confirmed by using social media that one particular of 7 teens included in a crash on Kings Canyon on November 9 in Carson Town has handed absent.
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Timothy Jones, 16, had been in a medically induced coma considering that the crash in early November, in which two other high school pupils were being critically injured. Jones was a junior honor college student and performed baseball for Carson Significant Faculty.
Carson Town Faculty District Superintendent,Richard Stokes introduced the following assertion on Monday, November 27.
Our hearts ache for all the people and people today included in the car or truck accident in Kings Canyon. We figured out yesterday from law enforcement that one particular of our pupils handed absent. In the course of the day currently, the administration at Carson Significant Faculty has supplied and will keep on to give, as desired this 7 days, grief counseling and assist for pupils and employees. As extra is figured out about a memorial services, we will move that info along.”
Carson Town Sheriff Ken Furlong says he was briefed by the Healthcare Examiner’s Workplace on Sunday about Jones’ dying. Furlong introduced the following assertion on Monday, November 27:
This is a tragedy. Anytime we eliminate one particular of our small children, it is devastating to the local community, we know it is complicated for the little ones to sit in school subsequent to an vacant desk wherever their close friend applied to sit. These are our pals. These are our little ones. It is very very sad when a little something like this transpires.
A Fb post shared by the Carson Baseball Boosters Club available condolences to pals and family of the 16-year-old.
Quite a few fundraising functions were being held all over the cash city in excess of the earlier various months like a Carson-Douglas Significant Faculty college basketball video game wherever in excess of $10,000 was raised for the victims. A candlelight vigil was held on Sunday, November 12 wherever hundreds of local community members gathered to show their assist and strength for the teens. A GoFundMe web page named #PrayForThem has raised in excess of $50,000 for the 7 victims’ medical costs.
Trooper Dan Gordon with the Nevada Highway Patrol says preliminary investigations reveal that a 2008 Dodge Nitro was travelling eastbound on Kings Canyon near Kingsview when the driver dropped regulate of the vehicle creating it to rollover. Five of the 7 juveniles were being not wearing seatbelts and two of them were being ejected from the SUV.
Gordon says two other occupants continue being in the hospital with serious accidents.
The result in of the crash continues to be under investigation.
Sgt. Karen Garretson of the Nevada Highway Patrol’s Multi-disciplinary Investigation and Reconstruction Team (M.I.R.T.) is investigating this crash. Anyone who may well have witnessed this incident or who may well have any info related to this crash is inspired to get in touch with Sgt. Garretson (NHP) at 775-687-9618 or firstname.lastname@example.org regarding scenario #171100915