February 13, 2017: SHERIFF'S SPECIAL NEWS RELEASE - UPDATE FATAL CRASH
The Sheriff's Office has been notified that the other driver from the Friday fatality accident, Jennifer L. Hopkins (35), of Monroe, has been discharged from the hospital. Family and friends will be providing home care during her recovery from injuries sustained in the crash.
In the weeks ahead, Sheriff's personnel and WSP specialists will continue their investigation; however, no charges are anticipated at this time. A critical incident debriefing for emergency response personnel has been scheduled for Monday evening.
The Sheriff wants to thank everyone for the support given to the families and classmates at this difficult time. “We are a close-knit community and we share their grief. Tragedies of this proportion are rare, and it makes us stop our daily routines and reflect upon what is really important in life."
Authorized by: Sheriff Mark A. Rohloff