A vigil is planned for Wednesday night in Spalding County for a high school student who was killed in a car accident Friday.
The event for Lanazia Mizell, a Griffin High School student, will take place at 6 p.m. at Wyomia Tyus Olympic Park, a county parks spokeswoman told AJC.com.
Kimberly Willis Green, spokeswoman for the Griffin-Spalding County School District, said the school’s junior class president will lead a moment of silence for Mizell during the morning announcements Thursday.
A second moment of silence will be conducted during the school’s homecoming pep rally that afternoon, Willis Green said.
In a statement sent to AJC.com, Willis Green said, in part: “The Griffin-Spalding County Schools sends sincere condolences to the family, friends and the Griffin High School community on the passing of student Lanazia Mizell.”
Mizell was hit and killed by a Ford Explorer while crossing the street on a green light on North Expressway at Vineyard Road, according to a Georgia State Patrol incident report.
The Explorer’s driver stayed at the scene and will not be charged, the report said.
A GoFundMe page was set up for Mizell's family. It has raised a little more than $1,000.
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