Hunter Mayhall Death – Obituary: Car Accident Near Wolfforth Leaves 1 Ropes ISD Student Dead: Tuesday morning, emergency personnel responded to a rollover involving two Ropes ISD kids.
Around 9:30 a.m., the collision happened on Highway 62/82 near Wolfforth.
The 18-year-old driver allegedly lost control of the car after hitting a “slick area” on the CR 1300 overpass, according to the authorities. The car rolled and came to a halt in the highway’s middle median. The other student perished in the collision, and the driver was taken with significant injuries to Covenant Hospital in Lubbock.
Ropes ISD released the following statement:
Ropes ISD is asking for the prayers of our community and the surrounding communities as we mourn the loss of one of our kids, who passed in a car accident this morning. We all know that our kids lives are precious and each child is loved. Every child of God is valued and we are extremely saddened by this loss. We pray for this family, the school and the community.
In addition, Plains ISD released this statement:
Tonight’s games at Ropes have been postponed due to a tragic accident involving one of their athletes. A make up time and date will be determined later today. Please keep the community of Ropes in your prayers as they go through this difficult time.