Ren’gia Na’ve Majors
Photo: GoFundMe
Photo: GoFundMe

Family raising money for funeral after middle school student killed in crash

The family of an 11-year-old girl is raising money for funeral costs after she was ejected from a car and killed last week.

Ren’gia Na’ve Majors was killed as she was leaving Sandtown Middle School in Fulton County on Friday afternoon.

Majors and her 12-year-old brother were both ejected from the car, Fulton County police spokeswoman Partrena Smith said. 

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After being revived at the scene and rushed to Grady Memorial Hospital, Ren’gia was pronounced dead.

Pastor Evan Majors told Channel 2 Action News his daughter’s death tested his faith.

“She was my guardian angel,” the pastor told the news station. “God is the only thing that's helping me get through it, even though I was so angry with Him.”

Majors’ son survived with a light concussion and whiplash, he told Channel 2.

The family said on GoFundMe that Ren’gia was a bright girl who maintained an A average in all of her classes. 

“She will always have a beautiful smile that will always be remembered and a beautiful spirit,” the family said on the fundraising website. 

They didn’t have life insurance for the girl and hope to raise $25,000. By Monday afternoon, the campaign had raised more than $8,000. 

Anyone who wishes to donate may do so here.

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