On Saturday, a vehicle collision killed 19-year-old Justin Crowe and 17-year-old Sarah Bradbury.
Both were heavily involved in the teen community and are being remembered for their big hearts, love for sports and amazing spirit.
It was along this stretch of County Road 23, south of Victoria Road, that a single-vehicle collision killed two area youths, Crowe of Emiliasburg and Bradbury of Belleville, on Saturday morning, according to an Ontario Provincial Police media release.
Sarah Bradbury’s mother, Alex, says that no parent should experience the news that your child has died.
“There are absolutely no words to explain,” she said. “I’m sober now, but it comes in waves.
“No mother should experience this. It’s just awful; Everything reminds me of him.”
Alex says that her daughter was outgoing, selfless and had many friends.
“She wanted to live life to the fullest and that’s what she was doing. She kept going there, she was … everything was perfect, as you say, and it just stopped,” she added.
The same is said of Justin Crowe.
Pat Shearer, who coached Crowe for Junior C Frankford Huskies hockey, said, “It’s just something that you struggle to process at first and your mind immediately goes to his family, Justin’s parents, and Parker on our team.” goes to Maddie, who was his best friend.” club.
His coach says that even though Justin joined in the middle of the season, he quickly became fit and popular with everyone at the club.
“His personality was infectious, always smiling. Kind of an easy-go-lucky guy who danced to music in the dressing room and just got along with everyone,” Shearer said.
Sara’s mother says the support from the community has been overwhelming.
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The only thing she is asking for was in this tweet to British singer Harry Styles.
He was Sarah’s favorite musician and the 17-year-old was set to see him perform in Toronto this August.
Alex asks Styles to dedicate his song ‘As It Was’ to his daughter at the concert.
“My phone is constantly beeping, it’s constantly beeping and sharing and it’s almost gone viral, so I’m very happy and hope we get some good news,” she said.
A Celebration of Life is happening on a Thursday for Sarah Bradbury and a Sunday for Justin Crowe.
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