A former resident of Sturgis, along with her son, are dead after trying to help other people in Tennessee.
34 year old Kristi Clark and her 10 year old son Carter Oakley, stopped on Interstate 65 to help the passengers of an SUV that had flipped over after hitting some black ice. As they were standing outside of their vehicle, Kristi and Carter were run down by a semi.
Carter was pronounced dead at the scene. Kristi was taken to a nearby hospital, where she later died.
Kristi was a graduate of the Sturgis High School Class of 1999. In addition to her husband and daughter, she leaves behind a stepson and a stepdaughter, ages 11 and 7.