Community invited to memorial honoring three children killed while crossing street

A memorial honoring three children who were killed while crossing the street in 2015 will be held Feb. 22.

Posted: Feb. 21, 2018 10:39 AM
Updated: Feb. 21, 2018 10:49 AM

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. -- The community is coming together again to remember three children killed while crossing the street in 2015.

A balloon release and candle lighting will take place Thursday in memory of John, McKenzie, and Tyler.

Police said they were killed by a driver who ran a red light. The driver ended up pleading no contest to careless driving.

The memorial is happening at 4 p.m. at 54th and Main. Candles will be lit at 4:51 p.m.

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