Teenage Pedestrian Dies Following Saturday Night Accident

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Update:Eyewitness News
September 29, 2014

Jordan Doyle has set up a campaign page to help raise money for Moriah Christy's funeral. CLICK HERE.


By: WCTV Eyewitness News
September 29, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- According to Florida Highway Patrol, one of the teenage pedestrians hit by a vehicle on Chaires Cross Road Saturday night has died.

An FHP homicide investigator confirmed that 17-year-old Moriah Christy died this morning due to injuries sustained in the accident.

Another teen hit by the vehicle, 16-year-old Jordan Doyle, has been released from the hospital after sustaining minor injuries.

Both of the teens were struck by a vehicle Saturday night while walking along the side of the road.

Authorities say that the driver of the vehicle, Kristin Strauss, 31, was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Christy was a Lincoln High School student.

Leon County Schools issued the following statement Monday afternoon:

Two Lincoln high school students were involved in a tragic accident Saturday evening. LCS learned early this morning that Moriah Christy did not survive her injuries.

Ms. Christy was a Junior at Lincoln who Mr. Burch remembers as a wonderful student and a great contributor to the choral department.

“The entire Lincoln family mourns the loss of Moriah,” said Lincoln Principal Allen Burch. “Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends during this time.”


By: WCTV Eyewitness News
September 27, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- A car hits two teenagers, leaving one in critical condition. Florida highway patrol says it happened just after 10pm Saturday night.

Thirty one year old Kristin Strauss was headed north on Chaires Cross Road near Henry Moss Circle.

A 16 year old and 17 year old were walking along the side of the road when Strauss's car hit them.

The 17 year old was sent to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital in critical condition. The 16-year old only suffered minor injuries.



 
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