Caige Rider passed away on Thursday as a result of an accident on Interstate 64. As per Milton Police Chief Joe Parsons, he was a Cabell Midland student who was 17 years old.
According to the sheriff, Rider was struck by a vehicle on the freeway close to milepost 23. A report of the incident was made before 2:30 pm.
Caige Rider Obituary News And Details
The obituary details of Caige Rider have been finalized. It will take place on Thursday, November 10 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Wallace Funeral Home in Barboursville.
On Friday, November 11, at 10:00 a.m., at the funeral home, he will be laid to rest in a private burial. His friends have established a GoFundMe to assist with payments, as per the source.
A :35 moment of silence held before kickoff in honor of Caige Rider. The team brought his jersey to the field, and stood at the 35-yard-line during the moment of silence pic.twitter.com/Vbmg1ANckQ
— Rick Elmore (@ElmoreSports) November 4, 2022
As stated by the police, the Cabell Midland High School student’s parents were picking him up. The youngster is said to have jumped out of the vehicle and rushed toward the freeway as they were exiting the school grounds.
According to Zerkle, the kid was struck by an approaching jeep as he tried to cross the highway. Authorities report that both the driver and passengers in the car suffered minor injuries in the collision.
Caige Rider Cause Of Death Explained
Caige Rider was killed in a horrifying automobile accident on Interstate 64 when he was struck by an oncoming vehicle. He was a senior football player at his school.
The Cabell County Sheriff Chuck Zerkle has recently released a statement on this incident. The traffic is being held on I-64 East just past the Huntington Mall exit due to the horrifying accident that took the life of a 17-year-old.
The Milton Police Department will conduct the inquiry, according to Zerkle. Caige’s status is unknown at this moment, and more information about his passing will shortly be made public.
Funeral arrangements for Cabell Midland student Caige Rider have been scheduled. https://t.co/C8WvnJo5kK
— The Herald-Dispatch (@heralddispatch) November 9, 2022
Besides, there was a moment of silence at the most recent football game played on the school’s field, and it was marked by Caige’s jersey number 35.
Players brought his jersey onto the game while setting up a memorial table on the side with flowers and his senior picture, Topinfoguide reported.
His Family Details Uncovered
The family of Caige Rider is thanking the neighborhood for its support in the wake of the accident that claimed their son’s life.
Caige’s parents expressed their gratitude in particular to the EMS service, and State and Local Police. They also thanked Cabell Huntington Hospital staff for coming to their son’s aid and for their quick action.
The West Virginia natives were grateful for the Prestera Center, Cabell Midland, and Cabell County Board of Education’s ongoing presence and help during such a challenging time.
Due to the incident, the deceased teenager’s parents experienced great tragedy. People have been sending the family their sincere condolences and praying for strength at this difficult time.