Freehold students reeling after teens, woman die in crash

Groups of students and staff members at Freehold High School met with grief counselors Thursday to grapple with their feelings after learning three high school students and a 68-year-old woman died Wednesday

News 12 Staff

Jan 11, 2007, 11:14 PM

Updated 6,312 days ago

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Freehold students reeling after teens, woman die in crash
Groups of students and staff members at Freehold High School met with grief counselors Thursday to grapple with their feelings after learning three high school students and a 68-year-old woman died Wednesday in a two-car crash.Police say the car?s driver, 17-year-old Michael Dragonetti, and passengers James Warnock, 17, and Andrew Lundy, 16, were traveling south on Kozlowski Road. Their car hit a Dodge Caravan driven by 68-year-old Ruth MacArthur, who also died in the collision.Students and staff at Freehold High School, where the teens went to school, are in mourning. Police are not allowing the media to speak to students, but Principal Linda Jewel says she had a personal connection with all the boys. School Superintendent Dr. James Wasser says he anticipates difficult days ahead for those who knew the teens. A makeshift memorial was created at the site of the accident and the boys? MySpace pages were quickly filled with condolences. Police are investigating the cause of the crash.


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