Sister of teen killed in Hall Street crash describes wreck - KMOV.com

Sister of teen killed in Hall Street crash describes wreck

ST. LOUIS (KMOV) -- The driver and a passenger in a car involved in an alleged illegal street racing crash are still in critical condition, according to police. 

Another passenger, 17-year-old Tianna Reed, was killed while riding in a Monte Carlo that crashed in the 8600 block of Hall Street around 1:00 a.m. on Sunday.

Witnesses tells police that the Monte Carlo appeared to be racing south on Hall Street when the driver lost control and hit an oncoming SUV.  The driver and passenger in the SUV were taken to the hospital in stable condition.

Reed's twin sister, Brianna Reed, says she was riding in a pickup truck on Hall Street and saw the crash.

Brianna Reed said that her sister, other friends and acquaintances and herself were riding in three separate cars on their way to downtown St Louis.  Reed says the drivers were not drag racing, but says they were driving recklessly.

"Don't be stupid.  Don't think you're invincible because, you know, death is around us. Everybody thinks it's not going to happen to them and that's what I thought," said Brianna Reed.

Tianna Reed was a senior at McCleur High School. 

The school district released the following statement on Monday,  "Ferguson-Florissant is grieving the loss of Tianna Reed.  Tianna, who was a senior at McCluer High School, was a very popular student.  She was involved in drama, band, cheerleading and urban dance among other activities. She will be missed.  Today, extra counselors were made available to talk with and support students and staff."

Keon Reed, Tianna's mother, said Tianna planned to attend a performing arts school in California after graduation.

The family is now making funeral arrangements.

The Reeds set up a memorial fund in Tianna's name.  Donations can be made at any U.S. Bank.

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