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Funeral Services Today for Third Moore Student Killed in Auto-Ped

Posted at 8:45 AM, Feb 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-20 09:45:02-05

MOORE, Okla. — Funeral services are today for the third student that passed away after multiple students were hit in an auto-pedestrian accident near Moore High School in early Feb.

Services for Kolby Crum are on Thurs. Feb. 20 at the First Moore Baptist Church, according to John M Ireland and Son Funeral Home and Chapel.

First Moore Baptist Church is located at 301 Northeast 27th Street in Moore, Okla. and the funeral services are set to begin at 11 a.m.

In early February 2020, on a Monday afternoon, first responders were called to the 300 block of North Eastern in Moore for an auto-pedestrian accident.

Officials say Rachel Freeman died at the scene, while five others were sent to the hospital. Yuridia Martinez and Kolby Crum, one of the five sent to the hospital, later passed away.

A post made on the Prayers for Kolby Facebook page provided a heart-felt obituary for the student.

Max Townsend was arrested after police say he crashed his truck into the group of students during their cross country practice.

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New reports show Townsend was talking to himself and saying, "I lost my son," after crashing his pickup truck.

Police say Townsend's son was killed the weekend prior in a multi-vehicle crash.

According to the AP, Townsend was charged with manslaughter in the deaths of Freeman and Martinez. Townsend has had a third manslaughter charge filed against him since Crum's death, according to court records.

AP says Townsend was also charged with leaving the scene of a fatality accident, leaving the scene of an accident causing person injury, and driving under the influence causing great bodily injury.

Investigators believe Townsend was driving 65 to 70 mph in a 25 mph school zone, the AP says.

Townsend remains in jail without bond.

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