On Saturday, April seventeenth, 2021 at round 4:27 PM, dispatchers on the Northern Ellis Emergency Dispatch heart obtained a 9-1-1 name in reference to a significant accident involving two automobiles within the 300 block of North Lowrance at Pierce Street. Purple Oak Police Division and Purple Oak Fireplace Rescue personnel had been dispatched to the scene to analyze. At 4:28 PM, Purple Oak Police personnel arrived on scene and began an investigation into the collision.
Andrew Lopez Jr. was one of many drivers concerned within the accident and was pronounced useless on the scene. The younger man was a senior at Purple Oak Excessive College.
Right now, Purple Oak ISD issued the next assertion:
Purple Oak Hawks – it’s with a heavy coronary heart we share the passing of Purple Oak HS senior Andrew Lopez, Jr. from a car accident final Saturday, April 17.
The campus and district have been working with the household behind the scenes to offer assets and counseling, together with counseling for Red Oak HS college students and workers. ROHS workers collected donations for the household and a number of other HS and ROISD workers have visited the household. As well as, the ROHS Scholar Council held a small vigil for his mates at his parking spot earlier this week.
The household has authorized a big day to recollect Andrew throughout the district. All ROISD college students and workers are invited to put on his favourite colour – black – on Friday, April 23 in his reminiscence. There may also be a particular second through the commencement ceremony in June.
Please know every particular person copes otherwise. Control college students who’re unhappy, offended, or want to talk with a counselor on the faculty. The 7-11 on 342, the place he labored, can be accumulating donations for the household.
Please proceed to elevate this Hawk household in prayer.
Beth Ann Warner Seck commented on the Fb publish, “Andrew was a beautiful younger man. He was all the time well mannered and respectful and a tough employee. On a regular basis I take a look at his empty seat and my coronary heart breaks. Might God Bless and luxury all of these which might be hurting and lacking him. I particularly pray for his mom, as I do know he beloved her greater than life. Prayers to all.”
There’s a GoFund me to assist the household with funeral bills. From the GoFund Me Page, “Sadly, we’re so sadden with the information that we misplaced the great lifetime of Andrew Lopez Jr (19 years outdated) unexpectedly on Saturday 4/17 in a automobile accident.
The information hurts, as Andrew meant the world to many.
He was a beloved son, grandson, brother, pal, cousin and can be missed dearly.
Everyone knows throughout this time the very last thing we need to fear about is the monetary facet of all of it.
Because of this we needed to create a fund to assist with funeral bills in addition to any prices Lydia & Chris could have inside the days and months to return.
In an effort to respect the privateness of the household right now, we ask that we chorus from asking the household questions in regards to the accident at this second.”