Flower Girl Killed in Car Crash

Ava Kendall Photo Courtesy WRAL-TV

April 9th, 2011 – NC Highway Patrol said Ava Kendall, 6, was a passenger in a Honda Accord on her way to a wedding with two bridesmaids. They were heading toward Greenville when a Jeep Cherokee crossed the center line and hit the car head on, according to troopers.

“When I arrived at the scene there was a lot of people standing around in tuxedos and bridesmaids dresses. And there was two vehicles, one in the middle of the road with extensive damage to it, the other vehicle was upside down in the shoulder,” explained Sgt. William Crane.

The bride, Rachel Jones, said she came across the crash on the way to the church and knew right away.

The driver of the SUV and the two bridesmaids, 22 and 13, were sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Investigators think distracted driving might have caused the wreck.

Written by Chelsi Zash, WFMY-News 2

Please join the Loving Ava Kendall Facebook event by clicking here.

If you would like to make a contribution to the Kendall family, you may do so by making your check out to the Crash Prevention Network, writing “Ava” in the memo line and mailing it to:

The Crash Prevention Network
PO Box 534
Pleasant Garden, NC  27313

You may also send you donation securely online via PayPal by using the following link.

*All donations will be presented in their full amounts to the Kendall family or a charity of their choice.  CPN will retain NO portion of contributions made in Ava’s name.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at info@cpnhope.org or by calling (336) 316-1200.

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