Candlelight vigil held in Carson City for high school students injured in car crash
CARSON CITY, Nev. (NEWS 4 & FOX 11) —
Emotions ran high as friends and family gathered at Sunday night's candlelight vigil for the seven Carson City High School students involved in a gruesome crash.
Hundreds of people attended the candlelight ceremony at McFadden Plaza on Nov. 12. It was an effort for the community, friends, and family to gather and pray for the students that are still hospitalized.
Five of the seven teenagers were not wearing seat belts causing two of them to be ejected from the vehicle. Two are suffering life-threatening injuries and three are in critical condition, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.
The crash is still under investigation.
A GoFundMe page is set up to help families with medical bills.
Here's a list of fundraisers held throughout the week:
- Miracle Minute (Carson City High School)
- Firehouse Subs (All Day)
- Carson - Douglas Staff Basketball Game 7 p.m. (Carson City High School)
- Pizza Factory (All sales in-store and delivery)
- Buffalo Wild Wings (must mention student fundraiser)
- 6.v.6 Soccer Tournament at Carson HS 9:00 $60/team
- Carson HS Photography Santa Booth Photos Friday 5-8 p.m. / Saturday 8-4 p.m.
- Chili's Restaurant 4-10 p.m.
- The Fox Brew Pub (All Day)