Kathryn Granger accident: Sarah Tucker death Texas happened March 10, 2018 when best friends Kathryn Granger and Sarah Tucker trip to get prom dresses ended in a fatal car accident on their drive home.
The Sarah Tucker Kathryn Granger accident cost Sarah her life and paralyzed Kathryn from the chest down. Because of her injuries from the accident, Kathryn spends every Friday in Fort Worth for neurological and physical rehab at The Neurological Recovery Center.
After the accident and months of healing, it was through this sad, tragic accident that the Grangers discovered the beneficial therapy a Neurological Recovery Center like the one in Fort Worth can offer and they created Sister-Bear Fund to bring that life changing rehabilitation resource to Amarillo in Dallas.
Sarah Tucker’s family, also after this tragic accident, established grief support groups to support families who are experiencing the loss of a child. This work was started after Sarah’s mum, Kristi could not find anything for parents that lost a child – including an adult child.
Kathryn Granger accident: How Sarah Tucker death Texas happened
Kathryn Granger accident happened near Pantex and left Kathryn with a severed spinal cord, a partially collapsed lung, and a broken shoulder and pelvis.
Her best friend Sarah Tucker tragically passed away in this accident. Sarah Tucker was only 16-year-old at the time of her death.
The accident had, according to reports, happened around 6:50 p.m. at the intersection of U.S. 60 and FM 2373. The victims were transported to Northwest Texas Hospital by Lifestar with life-threatening injuries.
Tucker died early Sunday morning from injuries sustained in the crash.
Kathryn Granger spent 66 days in inpatient rehab in Dallas, and while having to make weekly trips to Fort Worth for outpatient rehab at a Neurological Recovery Center, a clinic that offers the latest robotic equipment, adaptive yoga and aquatic therapy, the Granger family has found a new passion- the Sister-Bear Fund.
Sister-Bear is an organization with a mission is to create a Neurological Rehabilitation and Adaptive Fitness center to serve all in the Tri-State area.
Since its launch in 2019, the Sister-Bear organization has organized fundraising campaigns where proceeds would go toward the new center.
May Sarah’s soul rest in peace.
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