Dakota High School students plan to wear white to honor a 14-year-old classmate killed in an accident Friday while she was walking to school.
Victoria Cartwright was hit by a car driven by a fellow classmate on Heydenreich Road between 21 and 22 Mile roads.
The preliminary investigation shows that 2016 Jeep Wrangler, driven by a 16-year-old Macomb Township girl, was heading southbound and struck Cartwright, according to authorities. The driver had a 16-year-old passenger in the Jeep and they were on their way to Dakota High School.
Cartwright was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Dakota High's football team (7-2) plays at undefeated Utica Eisenhower tonight at 7 p.m.
DAKOTA STUDENTS: in loving memory of Victoria, please wear white to tonights dakota football game. @DakotaCougars17— Claire Cooley (@clairee_cooley) November 4, 2016