We want to express our deepest sadness at this news and ask that we all hold the community up in thought and prayer as they struggle with this awful loss. Due to the tragedy which occured early this morning, Earlham released the following statement on their website:
“6:00 a.m. — Three Earlham College students were struck by a train early on Friday, Nov. 9. 2012 in Richmond’s Depot District. One student was killed immediately. Two others were transported to Reid Hospital and were subsequently airlifted to Miami Valley Hospital. The deceased student is senior Therese Heymann of Burlingame, CA.
The injured students were sophomore Lenore Edwards and senior Graham Nissen.
Earlham has suspended classes for the day in light of the tragedy.
Beginning at 8:00 a.m., there will be a place for students and other members of the community to gather at Stout Meetinghouse and the College Dining Hall.
Additional information will be released throughout the day. Please check back at the Earlham Website”
Karole Passmore is a freelance writer who enjoys writing articles and short stories, interviewing local people, and researching non-fiction subject matter– preferably historical. Graduate of RHS, Ivy Tech Richmond, and Earlham College– with a major in History, Karole has spent most of her life in Wayne County and enjoys the quaint atmosphere of a small town.
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