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Herbert Hoover student killed in crash following Braxton /HH soccer match

The Elkview community and the Braxton County girls soccer team is mourning the death of a Herbert Hoover High School student who was killed in a car accident last Wednesday night. The crash occurred following the Braxton/Herbert Hoover soccer match which the Huskies won by a score of 8-1.

Girls soccer coach Michael Strickland and his daughter, Leah, a ninth-grade student at the Herbert Hoover, were driving home from a soccer game when the accident occurred. The teenager later died from her injuries at a Charleston Area medical facility.

“Leah, your amazing . . .

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