Luke Ferguson Death – Obituary: JMU Student Killed in a Fatal Crash in Harrisonburg, VA: According to an online obituary on Friday, February 2, 2023, Luke Ferguson has passed away unexpectedly. He was reportedly involved in a fatal car accident in Harrisonburg, VA.
On Thursday night, a devastating West Virginia car accident claimed the life of Luke Ferguson, two other James Madison University (JMU) students, and two more were seriously injured, the university reported on Friday, February 3.
The southbound automobile struck a tree, resulting in a single-vehicle accident on Route 259 close to the West Virginia/Virginia border. According to reports, three of the five 19-year-old men involved perished at the site, while two more were taken by medical helicopter to the hospital in critical condition.
According to JMU, as of Friday, the patients who were sent to the hospital with life-threatening injuries were still there.
“The university is currently working to confirm details with local authorities and the families of the students,” JMU said in a letter to the university from the desk of Tim Miller, vice president for student affairs. “Families of the students have been notified of the accident and the university is working to provide additional support.”
The university says updates will be shared as information becomes available.
“It is extremely difficult to process and understand unexplainable incidents such as this,” the university wrote. “Please know we are here to support you and ask each of you to lean on one another.”
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 receive our heartfelt condolences.
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