Henry County, Georgia (CBS46) – The Eagle Landing High School community is grieving the loss of three students killed in a crash Wednesday afternoon.
Students, teachers and staff took a moment of learning Thursday and held a vigil outside to remember Kendarius Dobson, 16, Katrina Owens, 15, and Jordan Brown, 15. evening.
‘Being around all of [students]They helped me realize we got all we had, said Omar Godlo, a student at the school. “We are all family. Really, we are all family.”
According to Henry County Police, the five students were in a car when it crashed near Oak Grove Road and Oak Grove Circle, about two miles from the high school. Investigators said it was a one-car crash and are still working to determine the cause.
“It still isn’t true,” Goodlow said. “When they were here, it was so much fun.”
Goodlow was friends with many of the victims. He said he often created videos with Owens on TikTok, a popular social media site
“All we are going to do is create TikToks,” he said. “As if she was that boisterous girl who loves to make Tik Toks, always happy.”
Goodlow said Brown was calm. He described Dobson, better known as KD, as the funny friend who loves baseball.
“I’d see him in the hallway, flirting,” Goodlow said. “He used to be that cool dude.”
“She could have been a child for anyone,” said Tekera Ellis, the school’s mother. “I really hate that this happens to families.”
Ellis has two daughters who attend Eagle’s Landing. She said her 9th grader was a close friend of KD.
“It’s hard to lose a friend but all children,” said Ellis, “but that would make them even tighter.” “They really learn the art of being with your friends, and being supportive.
As the students cherished the short moments they shared with their lost classmates, they said their memories would live on forever.
“I hope they keep an eye on me and Eagle Landing High School,” Goodlow said.
School officials sent a statement about the incident saying:
Our condolences go out to the families of these students during this very difficult time. We ask everyone to keep these families and the school community close to your thoughts.
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