[tabi] Re: from today's Democrat: Rickards student killed in morning crash on Springhill Road

  • From: "Darla J. Rogers" <djrogers0628@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2010 14:37:07 -0400

Oh no; not another pedestrian.  Her or his family must be devastated.

Darla & Precious Roxy

Darla J. Rogers

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  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Chip Orange 
  To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
  Sent: Tuesday, August 31, 2010 1:52 PM
  Subject: [tabi] from today's Democrat: Rickards student killed in morning 
crash on Springhill Road


  Tallahassee Democrat
  Published: August 31, 2010
  Update: Rickards student killed in morning crash on Springhill Road
  DEMOCRAT STAFF REPORT
  Noon
  Grief counselors have been sent to Rickards High to help students deal with 
the loss
  of a fellow student.
  A student from the school was killed this morning when crossing Springhill 
Road to
  get to the bus, said Melinda McBride, spokeswoman for Leon County Sheriff 
Office.
  According to McBride, LCSO's traffic unit is still working the scene. No 
additional
  information has been released.
  Traffic continues to be blocked on Springhill Road from Capital Circle to 
Springsax
  Drive.
  9:12 a.m.
  The pedestrian killed in this morning's crash was a Rickards High School 
student.
  Rickards Principal Michelle Gayle and Superintendent Jackie Pons are both on 
scene.
  "Our thoughts and prayers are focused on the family," said Pons.
  The name of the student has not yet been released. LCSO is currently 
preparing to
  notify the family.
  8:51 a.m.
  A juvenile was killed in this morning's crash on Springhill Road, said 
Melinda McBride,
  spokesman for the Leon County Sheriff's Office.
  A bus was stopping and the pedestrian was crossing the road to board the bus 
when
  they were struck by a vehicle traveling north on Springhill.
  Springhill Road is still closed from Capital Circle to Springsax Drive.
  Check back for more details.
  7:23 a.m.
  Springhill Road is closed from Capital Circle to Springsax Drive following a 
fatal
  traffic crash, said James McQuaig, spokesman for Leon County Sheriff's Office.
  LCSO's traffic homicide unit is currently on scene investigating the crash.
  The crash occurred on Springhill Road near the Sprinel Road intersection.

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