68-year-old Jerome Cox, hit senior Olivia Pugh with his SUV in Kennesaw along Ben King Road Friday. The force of the impact sent Pugh flying into the woods. Pugh died from her injuries on Sunday. He has been charged with vehicular manslaughter. Cobb County, where students held a moment of silence for Pugh Tuesday. “It makes me sad,” student Daniel Thompson said. “She was at the beginning of her life and just got killed like that.” You could see the grief on students’ faces Tuesday. A Cobb County District official wrote, “It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Harrison student Olivia Pugh. Our hearts are heavy, and we will keep Olivia’s family, friends, and the entire Harrison community in our thoughts, knowing the loss will be felt even more this holiday season.” Grief counselors were on campus on Tuesday.
We pray for the kids at this Cobb County school, and we also pray for her friends and family. This is such a traumatizing event that no one should go through. This just shows us the importance of driving safely. If you need to learn the rules of the road safely A-1 is here for you with all of your driving needs.