THE ONGOING SORROW OF A NORTHWEST FAMILY How texting killed their beloved daughter February 26, 2011
What was left of young Heather Mae Lerch’s Chevy Cobalt after she died in a crash caused by texting while driving on Feb. 23, 2010. CLICK TO ENLARGE. Photo: Washington State Patrol
On Feb. 19, 2011 SkyCalleyChronicle.com ran a feature story that arguably every teenager should read.
If we could mandate that reading we would.
On the one year anniversary of her death earlier this month, Heather Mae Lerch’s smashed and mangled Chevy was put on display at Lake Washington High School in Kirkland as a reminder to students why they should not text while driving.
How and why a young woman with such a bright future died is just a senseless tragedy and one that can be explored HERE