Kinslee Creed, a vibrant 17-year-old high school senior from LaGrange, Georgia, tragically lost her life on Monday following a car collision just days before Christmas.
The devastating incident occurred when she was on her way to witness Christmas lights, turning a joyous occasion into a heart-wrenching tragedy.
Creed was a front-seat passenger in a Chevy Tahoe, traveling on Hadley Road in Harris County, Georgia, when a driver in a Chrysler 300 executed an improper lane change, leading to a collision.
The impact caused the Tahoe to leave the road, resulting in an overturn. The collision left Creed with severe injuries, prompting an immediate rush to the hospital. Despite efforts, she succumbed to her injuries in the intensive care unit on Monday.
Tributes and Remembrances:
Friends and the community have poured out tributes for Kinslee Creed, remembering her as “sunshine in human form” and someone who remained “unapologetically herself.”
A touching tribute expressed gratitude for the light she brought into their lives and commemorated her impact on those who knew her.
Callaway High School, where Creed was a senior, held a moment of silence for her during a basketball game. The school community mourns the loss of a spirited student who had a profound impact on her peers and teachers.
Creed’s family, grappling with the immense grief, has expressed gratitude for the outpouring of messages and posts, acknowledging the profound impact their daughter had on numerous lives.
Her mother, Laura Buice, shared her heartbreak, stating that while she cannot reply immediately, the messages help her see Kinslee through the eyes of those who knew her.
In the wake of this tragedy, a GoFundMe campaign has been initiated to support Creed’s family with funeral expenses.
The family, facing the absence of life insurance, is in need of assistance to navigate the financial strain brought about by this unexpected loss.
The fundraiser has garnered significant support, exceeding $18,000 in contributions.
Community Support and Mourning:
Friends and well-wishers have joined in mourning Kinslee Creed, sharing memories, expressing the impact she had on their lives, and offering prayers for her family.
The community has rallied together to provide emotional and financial support, recognizing the challenges Creed’s family faces during this difficult time.
A funeral service to commemorate Kinslee Creed’s life is scheduled for the coming Wednesday at the Baptist Tabernacle in LaGrange, adding a somber note to the Christmas season in Georgia.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn