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Sardis High School Student Killed in Wreck, Two Others Injured

Blade Ogle Picture

SARDIS, Ala. (WHNT)– Christian Blade Ogle, a senior at Sardis High School in Etowah County,  died Saturday from injuries he sustained Friday in a car crash.

“Number 56 on the football team, starting lineman.  I don’t know any other way to describe him other than that big tough teddy bear,” said Principal Wendy Gibbs. “Everyone liked him.  He always had a smile on his face.  Always had a joke to tell.”

Gibbs says counselors came from other schools in Etowah County on Monday to help students deal with the loss.

“Probably one of the most stressful situations I’ve ever had to deal with,” said Gibbs.  “The students have been great, amongst themselves.  They are really trying to take care of each other.”

Ogle was a passenger in a car that wrecked Friday afternoon on Mountain View Drive.  The 18-year-old driver and a 15-year-old who was also a passenger were hurt.  Both are also students at Sardis.

“We’ve encouraged the teachers today to just kind of put curriculum aside,” said Gibbs.  “They are doing writing.  They are doing drawing.  They are making cards and letters for the other two students that were injured.”

4 comments

  • sonya ennis

    Blade aunt sonya luvs u so much baby boy ill see u again soon!!!god recieved a beautiful angel!!!!i miss u so much u was such an amazing person i was so lucky to have called u my nephew!!!i luv u i wish i could of took your place u still had your whole life ahead of u!!we miss u dearly but god needed u to come back home i will never forget u i carry u close to my heart fly high baby boy

  • Austin Feemster

    Blade was a great friend and he will ALWAYS be remembered. I loved him like a brother and I will try my best to stay strong for our friends. Love you brother!!!! Fly high man. I’ll see you again soon!

  • lanie loyd

    Blade you’ll be truly missed.I’ve known you since i was six.you made a huge impact on my life and also everyone who knows . I love you blade Fly high sweetheart.:(You are truly loved and missed

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