An 18-year-old girl in Fall River was killed on her way to her high school’s prom Friday, after her vehicle rolled over on Route 24.
Hannah Raposo was en route to B.M.C. Durfee High School when she lost control of her Ford Explorer Sport Trac just after 6 p.m., State Police said in a statement.
— WBZ Boston News (@cbsboston) June 4, 2016
The vehicle flipped several times near Exit 4 and the young driver was thrown from the truck, Boston.com reported. Another 18-year-old male passenger, also from Fall River, was hospitalized with minor injuries.
Police continue to investigate the crash.
Raposo was named “Youth of the Year” from the local Boys & Girls Club and was scheduled to graduate this year.
The organization flew its flag at half-staff in her memory Saturday:
Boys and Girls Club of Fall River has flag at 1/2 staff for Hannah Raposo, killed in crash on the way to her Prom. pic.twitter.com/qQn2TOZWD7— WPRI 12 (@wpri12) June 4, 2016
Other students made memorials to their friend and fellow classmate that were circulated on social media: