Leigh Mingus writes: I lost my only child/best friend 4 years ago as a passenger in a car with a texting driver.
A crash at 2:30am on New Year’s Day, 2020, left three early-20s people dead and a fourth in hospital. The incident happened in Elmore County, about five miles east of Wetumpka, on Rifle Range Road near Peace Church Road.
According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency [ALEA], a 1997 Lexus ES300 that was being driven by Ladarious Antonio Griffin, 25, of Montgomery, left the road, struck a tree, and overturned.
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11:12pm, June 17, 2019. 180th and Platteview Road, Papillion, Nebraska.
According to a Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office press release of July 16, 2019, a Ford Fusion, being driven by Abigail Barth (16), was heading east along Platteview Road at an estimated speed in excess of 90mph when it left the roadway and “ultimately came to rest in a creek and caught on fire. Tragically, four of the five occupants of the vehicle were killed in the crash.”
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