PV crash: Shawnee Mission East teenager Alex Carney shut to death
Shawnee Mission East Large Faculty college students approached Principal John McKinney Tuesday morning, filled with sorrow, and hoping to locate a way to cope with the impending death of a friend.
The information that the relatives of Alex Carney was getting ready for his death has filled absolutely everyone with sadness, the principal said.
The college students decided that they would keep a vigil for the neighborhood to come jointly Wednesday at 6 p.m. in Free Park, 5200 Wornall Road.
“They want to aid just one one more, be with just one one more, and make certain the Carney relatives knows how a lot they cherished Alex,” McKinney said.
The teenager was just one of 3 schoolmates who had been included in a higher-velocity crash in Prairie Village previous week.
Carney, a sophomore, went into a coma right after the crash and experienced brain problems as well severe to survive, a spokesman for his relatives claimed on CaringBridge.org.
Carney was a passenger in a auto that missing management and crashed into a tree on Cherokee Generate near West 71st Road about 10:30 a.m. on Feb. 7.
Another passenger, sophomore Alex Rutiaga, experienced critical injuries but is envisioned to survive, McKinney said Tuesday.
The driver of the auto, sophomore Drew Welch, was not very seriously wounded.
A 2nd auto had slight problems and its adult driver was not wounded.
The crash continues to be beneath investigation, Prairie Village Law enforcement Sgt. Eric McCullough said this week. Equally automobiles included in the crash had been traveling west on Cherokee, and “speed was a factor” in the severity of the crash, he said.
The college and its neighborhood is struggling for all 3 of the people, McKinney said.
“Three people are devastated by this terrible accident,” he said. “We are seeking as a college neighborhood to present really like.”
Wednesday, 6 p.m., Free Park, 5200 Wornall Road