On a musty fall afternoon, Alixus Hearn crashed her car just down the road from Northeast Lauderdale High School in Meridian.
"I was heading to the field when I heard sirens going off everywhere," said Tyler Vick, head coach for the school's slow pitch softball team. "The principal called and said there had been an accident. And your heart just drops."
Read MCC Student Alixus Hearn's story here.
Photo credit: Melanie Thortis