Kirk Nairn accident: A GoFundMe page for Abingdon Kirk Nairn funeral has been launched after the 18-year-old’s death happened May 16th, 2019.
Kirk’s car had rear-ended a tractor-trailer in a I-81 car accident in Washington Co.
According to police, Nairn was traveling on I-81N when his car failed to brake in time for slowing traffic ahead. Nairn rear-ended a northbound tractor-trailer.
Virginia State Police said Kirk died at the scene of the car crash on Interstate 81 at about around 10:10 p.m. Thursday night. He had suffered multiple blunt force trauma injuries.
The driver of the truck he crashed into was not injured. Alcohol was not a factor in Kirk Nairn car accident.
Kirk Nairn accident:
Kirk died a day before his graduation. The star student played soccer and basketball for the Falcons. He was also a golfer on Abingdon’s state champion golf team.
18 year old Kirk Nairn was going to go to the University of Kentucky on an ROTC scholarship.
The tribute on Kirk’s GoFundMe page reads:
The young gentleman in the middle was recently in a car accident that unfortunately took his life. He was loved and cared by so many people.
He was a good athlete, friend, brother and much more. He always knew how to make you laugh whether you needed it or not. He will be missed by everyone.
And this GoFundMe is for his family. This will not bring back him nor will it help get rid of the pain, but hopefully it will help pay for some of the expenses that this family will face.
Just a few pennies dimes, dollars anything will help. We love and miss you rest easy Kirk.
Read touching tributes from Kirk’s loved ones:
- From UCWA Logan:
My Thoughts and prayers go out to the Abingdon High School Class of 2019 as they Graduate tonight one day removed from tragic loss of Kirk Nairn who was supposed to join them tonight. My Condolences to the Nairn family. I went something similar 2 years ago. #RIPKirk
- From Clay Ramsey:
#RIPKirk Sending love to the family of Abingdon Falcon Kirk Nairn who lost his life in a car accident last night… 😢 Truly heartbroken for his family and the Falcon family
May his soul rest in perfect peace.