Monday, April 27, 2015

Thoughts and Prayers Go Out to the Lakeside High School Community

This is just so sad and tragic.  My prayers go out to Ms. O'Brien's family and the Lakeside community.

DeKalb County teacher killed in accident

Posted: Apr 25, 2015 10:19 PM EDT Updated: Apr 27, 2015 6:11 AM EDT
By Mandy Milligan


A DeKalb County high school teacher was killed Saturday when her car collided with a car carrying two of her students who were headed to the school's prom. 

According to Decatur police, authorities responded to the car accident on Scott Boulevard at Ridley Circle at about 6 p.m.

Police said Leah O'Brien, 33, was killed in the crash. Her 8-year-old daughter was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

O'Brien, a teacher at Lakeside High School in DeKalb County, was supposed to be a chaperone at the prom.

Students told CBS46 News they're mourning the death of the teacher, and they're also praying for the young man who was behind the wheel of the car that crashed into O'Brien's car.

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