Anaya and Jax Vaughan Obituary – Is Dead: Anaya and Jax Death | Passed Away:
Two young children who were killed by a fast moving Mercedes that went off the road, hitting the children and a neighbor who was helping to fix a bicycle on Sunday.
The children were identified by relatives and neighbors as Anaya, 10, and Jax, 4. They were taken to hospital but died of their injuries.
The neighbor was also taken to the hospital, but has suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the Mercedes, a 16-year-old Richmond Hill resident, was arrested after the collision.
Initially, the driver of the vehicle was charged with dangerous driving and causing bodily harm, but then the charges were raised to dangerous driving and death after the children succumbed to their injuries.
“The family from the tragic collision in Vaughan have shared the following: We are extremely traumatized by the tragic loss of our daughter and son. The past days have been extremely difficult for our family. We appreciate the prayers and thoughts of all those grieving with us.”
“What a horrible tragedy for all. The 16yr old and his parents have to live with this. The poor 4yr old boy and his 10yr old sister are dead . The neighbour helping them witnessed it. But most of all mom and dad have to live with burying their babies. Prayers for all.”
“R.I.P sweet angel’s! my condolences go out to the family! I can’t imagine how they feel! I have two daughters aged 5 and 7. I can’t imagine how I’d feel if I lost them”
“Losing a child is a pain no parent should ever have to experience. Learning the 10-year-old girl struck during Sunday’s reckless driving incident has passed away is devastating news. Sending prayers & strength to the family. Two lives were taken too soon due to this senseless act”
“It just doesn’t get any sadder than this. But the community is doing what it can to let the family of two children killed here know that they have their full support.”