Another member of the Holy Cross women’s rowing team was released from the hospital, the school announced Sunday, after she was injured in Wednesday’s fatal car crash in Vero Beach, Florida.
Paige Cohen, a junior from Atlanta, was released from Lawnwood Regional Medical Center on Saturday afternoon, the school wrote in a statement.
“We ask for continued prayers for the four Holy Cross students, our rowing coach, and the driver of the truck as they continue to recover in the hospital," the school added.
The women’s rowing team was in Florida for training when two of the team’s vans were involved in a serious crash with a pickup truck. Sophomore Grace Rett died in the crash on Wednesday, a day after her 20th birthday. Many heartbroken in the Holy Cross community left a heart-wrenching tribute on a rowing machine on campus, draping it with flowers and a sign that reads: Rest in peace.
Maegan Moriarty, a senior on the team, was released from the hospital on Friday.
The college said that as students return to campus on Sunday for the start of the spring semester, it is offering support in a number of ways.
On Sunday afternoon between the hours of 2 to 8 p.m, they will be providing space for the campus community to gather and support each other at Campion House. Chaplains and counselors will be available throughout this time to provide support as needed.
Students can access the Counseling Center by calling 508-793-3363 or coming to Hogan 207. The Counseling Center is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m., with urgent care times available at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. After hours, an on-call crisis counselor can be reached by calling the Counseling Center at 508-793-3363.
Four Holy Cross students continue to recover in the hospital, along with their rowing coach and the driver of the truck involved.
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