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Candlelight vigil held for car crash victims


PETERSBURG – Hundreds of Petersburg residents turned out to take part in a candlelight vigil for the victims in a one-­vehicle crash July 4 morning. The vigil began downtown and made its way to the ballfields, where paper lanterns were released, and the firework show concluded shortly after.

Molly Parks, 18, and Marie Giesbrecht, 19, passed away as a result of the crash. Two others in the crash were taken to the local hospital.

Petersburg Police Department received notice of a car over the guard rail and in a ditch near the South Harbor parking

lot around 7:30 a.m. on Monday. The inve...

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