Fremont Continues To Support Families Of Teens Killed In Car Accident
By Kimberly Foley. CREATED Jun 5, 2013
Fremont, NE -- On Wednesday, an outpouring of community support was visible in Fremont as the town comes to terms with the deaths of three teens.
Jackson Blick, Tyler Walling and Trey Hansen, all 16-years-old, died in Monday night's crash on Old Highway 8.
Both the Blick and Walling families spoke with Action 3 News off camera.
Jackson was the driver of the 1966 Ford Mustang that rolled over Monday night.
His grandfather, Richard, said their faith is what is holding the family together.
Richard said Jackson had returned home from a band trip on Sunday night.
Richard said he sent Jackson a text on Monday around 7 p.m. asking to get together to hear about the trip, but Jackson said he was with friends.
Passenger Tyler Walling also died.
Tyler's parents graciously invited Action 3 News inside their home where they shared a number of pictures.
Tyler's dad, Wes, said his family is doing the best they can given the circumstances.
Tyler was an Eagle Scout. On Tuesday, the scouts put flags in the family's front yard.
Trey Hansen died late Tuesday afternoon at Alegent Creighton.
Friends said he was a popular kid who played football. He had a twin named Ty. The two were said to be inseparable.
Dozens of people went by the crash site on Wednesday night.
Up until about 9:30 p.m., people were dropping off flowers and windmills as they continued to support those affected by this tragedy.