The life of a Stone Mountain High School student was cut tragically short on March 24th.
17-year od, Exzavier Wade was killed when the car he was driving left the roadway and crashed into a tree.
The accident occurred at around 6 pm on Sheppard Road. The teen’s car left the road and slammed into a tree. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Reporters for Fox 5 spoke with residents of the neighborhood where the crash occurred. They reported that it had been raining hard at the time of the crash. The crash also occurred on a dangerous curve in the road.
Kristen Shockley’s family lived across the street from the scene of the accident. When it occurred, she rushed out to help the driver, not knowing it was a family friend. Shockley tried to pull Wade from the vehicle, but when smoke began coming out of the vents, other family members pulled her away from the vehicle.
Wade’s mother, LaTonya Robinson, had just gotten off the phone with her son when his friend knocked on the door to tell her of the accident. She raced to the scene, but was stopped by authorities from approaching the car.
Friday morning, administrators at Stone Mountain High School brought in grief counselors to help both students and faculty. Wade was a popular student who had just made the Principal’s List. He played trombone in the high school band. He was preparing to attend Florida A&M University and had participated in their summer band camp.’
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