Sara Monger Car Accident; Eastern Mennonite University Student, Sara Monger Passes Away died in Harrisonburg Car Accident
The communities of Elkton and Harrisonburg, Virginia, are in grief following the untimely loss of a student who was involved in a fatal vehicle accident early on Saturday.
The Harrisonburg Police Department reports that two other people were hurt in the car accident that claimed the life of 18-year-old Sara Monger. The horrific event took place in the Vine Street 200 block early on Saturday morning.
Early on Saturday morning, a single-vehicle incident that left the driver dead and two passengers injured has the Harrisonburg Police Department looking into what caused it.
At around 3:25 a.m. on Saturday, October 28, the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Emergency Communications Centre received a 9-1-1 call regarding a car that had collided with a power pole in the 200 block of Vine Street. There were no other cars involved.
The driver, an Elkton resident of eighteen years, was pronounced dead at the site. An 18-year-old guy from Aylett, Virginia, was one of the passengers; he was flown to UVA Medical Centre, while an 18-year-old woman from Ruckersville, Virginia, was sent to Sentara RMH. As of right now, HPD is not aware of the passengers’ conditions.
The accident scene is being examined by HPD’s Accident Reconstruction Team in an effort to identify the cause. One element that has been linked to the collision is speed.
It is recommended that anyone with information about this event give Sgt. Wayne Westfall a call at 540-437-2672. HPD received assistance in this event from the Harrisonburg Rescue Squad, Rockingham Fire and Rescue, Harrisonburg Fire Department, and Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office.
Words fall short of expressing our grief for your loss, as we mourn with family and friends for this great loss. We are truly sorry to hear of the loss of this promising being. Please accept our condolences, and may our prayers help comfort you. Please accept our heartfelt condolences.