A Kit-Kat sat among several bouquets of flowers, positioned under a tree by pals and community customers Saturday to bear in mind Longmeadow teen Katarina “Kat” Boskovic, a LHS senior who died in a vehicle crash Saturday morning.
Learners positioning bouquets below the tree remembered her as a fantastic individual. And in an email by university officers, Boskovic was explained as a “beloved” substantial college senior and “outstanding” university student-athlete.
“Kat touched many lives,” Longmeadow Superintendent of Faculties Martin O’Shea wrote in an e-mail. “Our deepest condolences are prolonged to Katarina’s household, good friends and the LPS team who cherished her.”
Police have still to launch the title of the target from the just one-car or truck crash in the area of 10 Green Willow Push, and officials did not say irrespective of whether Boskovic was involved in the collision. On the other hand, pals and fellow students at the crash scene had been there to keep in mind Boskovic. A different individual in the car or truck, officers claimed, was transported by ambulance to the Baystate Health care Centre in significant ailment. The driver sustained non-daily life-threatening injuries.
According to O’Shea’s electronic mail to the local community, a crisis response workforce assembled Saturday morning and planned to open a guidance centre at Longmeadow Large School close to noon.
“Trained counselors will be available to team and students who may need to have assistance and help,” O’Shea reported. “Space will also be obtainable for learners or college students who would like to assemble in Katarina’s memory.”
“Principal Tom Landers will adhere to up with additional aspects on how we will support team and students beginning now and in the days in advance,” he extra.
According to a press launch from Longmeadow Police, officers responded to the report of a car or truck crash at about 1:30 a.m. Saturday early morning.
Users of the Massachusetts Point out Law enforcement Collision Evaluation and Reconstruction Area responded to the accident scene to assist regional police investigators.
Preliminary facts suggests that the motor vehicle was traveling west on Environmentally friendly Willow Push when the motor vehicle unsuccessful to negotiate a left curve in the street, ran off the suitable side of the roadway and collided with a tree.
The incident remains under investigation by the Longmeadow Law enforcement Department and Point out Law enforcement detectives hooked up to the District Attorney’s Business office.
MassLive reporter Jackson Cote and The Republican reporter Dave Canton contributed to this story.
- Officers affirm dying of Longmeadow teenager Katarina Boskovic, ‘beloved’ LHS senior and ‘outstanding’ university student-athlete