New Brockton High School to hold vigil for student killed, others hurt in crash

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NEW BROCKTON, Ala. (WDHN) — New Brockton High School will be holding a candlelight vigil Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. for a student that was killed and three others that were hurt in a car wreck.

The four students were traveling on Highway 84 when they were hit from behind by an F-150. One teenager, a 15-year-old girl from New Brockton, died while another, a 17-year-old boy from Elba, is still in critical condition at Flowers Hospital.

The driver in the incident, Anthony Bishop, was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence and is currently in the Houston County Jail.

Anthony Michael Bishop, 55, of Enterprsie

The vigil will be held on the steps of the school’s auditorium.

Visitors are asked to practice social distancing, wear facial coverings, and bring their own candles and lighters.

“Please help us show our community and families the true meaning of Gamecock Pride,” the school posted online.

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