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Friends, family remember Kyra Connolly, high school student killed in Castle Rock crash

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Posted at 11:29 AM, Sep 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-21 13:29:48-04

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. – There is an outpouring of support and grief on social media for the family and friends of a Castle View High School student killed in a crash Tuesday morning.

Kyra Connolly, 17, died after crashing head-on into a Douglas County School District truck. She was driving on the wrong side of the road and side-swiped another car before crashing into the district truck.

Friends and classmates held a vigil Tuesday evening to remember Connolly, and tweets and Facebook posts have been pouring in since people began to learn she was the victim.

Others have been posting on a Facebook event page made ahead of Tuesday's vigil.

 

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