Michael Lucey, 17, died early Monday morning.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — A New Albany mom has a powerful message for younger folks after her son died in a crash.
Michael Lucey, 17, died early Monday morning. He was in an SUV with 4 of his mates on Sunday evening when it crashed on Crimson Financial institution Highway.
All had been upcoming New Albany Excessive College seniors.
Genoa Township police stated the kids had been touring 99 miles per hour and alcohol might have performed a job.
Finally verify, the motive force continues to be within the hospital. The opposite three passengers at the moment are dwelling.
Lucey’s mother stated she hopes this tragedy will ship a message.
“I need to simply encourage the younger folks by no means to be afraid to simply say no. Simply, ‘No, I do not need to get within the automobile. No, I do not need to exit.’ If they’re supplied a drink, ‘No I do not need a drink.’ As a result of as dad and mom, that is our worst nightmare,” stated Lindsay Harris, Lucey’s mother.
To have a good time Lucey’s life, New Albany Excessive College is asking college students, workers, and neighborhood members to participate in a digital “Move the Gentle” ceremony. You may study extra about that right here.
Harris stated she plans to begin a memorial fund in honor of her son. She needs to make use of donations to construct a neighborhood basketball court docket, the game her son cherished. If you need to donate, click on right here.
Lucey’s mates have additionally created a t-shirt in his reminiscence. The shirts are $10. Buying info might be discovered right here.
Newcomer is dealing with preparations for the household.