This is to inform you that an accident happened in Dravosburg on Wednesday, September 20, 2023. The crash cost the life of a woman. Five others were also left injured in this accident. The deceased was later identified as Samantha Kalkbrenner (2008-2023). Samantha Kalkbrenner was just 15 years old when she cut short her life after being involved in a fatal crash. After hearing of Samantha Kalkbrenner’s tragic demise in a multi-vehicle accident, heartfelt condolences and thoughts have been floating on the internet. Innumerable people have offered their warm comfort to the family of 15-year-old Samantha Kalkbrenner. But some are keen to learn what circumstances were surrounding Samantha Kalkbrenner’s accident. We have mentioned everything that we learned during the blue study of this tragedy. Continue reading this article and learn more.
Samantha Kalkbrenner Dies In Dravosburg Accident
Allegheny County police responded to the scene shortly after the crash. According to WPXI, police explained that it was a multi-vehicle accident that happened between a Jetta and a school van. On Wednesday morning, the school van carrying many Serra Catholic students was hit by a Jetta that caused the school van to veer off onto Richland while traveling northbound. As a result of the collision, Serra Catholic student Samantha Kalkbrenner was cut short of life at the scene. She was pronounced dead at Dravosburg. Still, an investigation is under process and investigators are looking into the circumstances surrounding the case.
A witness identified as Jessica McCauley who was coming from McKeesport with her husband, told the media that she noticed that two vehicles were racing on Richland Road. She further added that a white car passed their vehicle before the Jeep sped around the bend and fell off the edge of the bridge. The jeep stopped at the scene when it crashed with the school van. The witness hurriedly came out of the car to assist the school students while her husband helped the driver of the jeep.
Samantha Kalkbrenner Obituary and Funeral
Senator Jim Brewster attended the funeral ceremony and said, “Attended Serra Catholic’s memorial event for Samantha Kalkbrenner. A tremendous show of respect and support for the family, friends, and others impacted by this horrible event. Please continue prayers for the family and the other victims injured in the crash.” Reportedly, the prayer service took place on Thursday, September 21, 2023, at 7 p.m. at Serra Catholic High School. The school will remain closed on Friday, September 22, 2023.