It’s a heartbreaking story of loss and tragedy. On October 9, 2022, Jedd Cummings only just 16-year-old and an up-and-coming football star and beloved student of Eastern Greene High School, Bloomfield, lost his life in a tragic accident.
In this article, we explore who was Jedd Cummings, what happened to him on that fateful day, details of his obituary and funeral, and tributes made by those who loved him. Let’s pay our respects to Jedd Cummings as we explore the events that led up to his abrupt death. May he rest in peace.
Who was Jedd Cummings and His Life Before the Accident:
Before his untimely death, Jedd Cummings was an all-round sportsman and a beloved student of Eastern Greene High School, Bloomfield. He played football, baseball, and basketball and ran for the track team.
He also loved horse riding in his free time. In fact, he had set quite a remarkable record as a jockey at Greene County Racing Association that same year.
How Did Jedd Cummings Die?
Jedd Cummings died on Sunday, October 9, 2022, in a single-vehicle crash. The accident occurred in the area of South State Road 45, just about one-half mile south of Interstate 69.
Reports emerged about the accident in the afternoon and soon after that Eastern Green High School Athletics page on Facebook made an announcement regarding the unfortunate death of Jedd.
Later, the Greene County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the details about the vehicle crash that killed Cummings and reported that he went off the east side of the roadway before crashing.
What Happened in the Vehicle Crash That Killed Jedd Cummings?
Greene County Sheriff’s Office reported that the accident happened in the area of South State Road 45, just about one-half mile south of Interstate 69.
He said that the teen left the east side of the roadway before crashing. Cummings was pronounced dead on the scene. His body was sent for autopsy to determine the exact cause of his death autopsy report revealed that Jedd Cummings died due to multiple fractures and blunt force trauma in the crash. It was ruled as an accident although the exact cause of why he left the east side of the roadway remains unknown.
Jedd Cummings Obituary, Funeral Details, and Tributes:
Eastern Green High School announced Jedd Cummings’ untimely passing in a press release and a Facebook post. They said the counselors, staff, and community volunteers will be available from 10 AM to noon Monday at the high school for anyone that needs to talk.
A prayer circle will be held at 9 AM at the high school football field to honor Jedd Cummings. Many have paid tribute to him and remembered him as a talented prodigy.
Our deepest condolences go out to Jedd’s family. May God let the departed soul rest in peace. Until we meet again, Jedd.
Hearing the news of Jedd Cummings’ untimely death shook us all. His jovial spirit and infectious enthusiasm will never be forgotten. We pay tribute to this amazing young man who was taken away from us too soon.
Our deepest condolences go out to Jedd’s family and friends in this time of sorrow and grief that his memory will be kept alive in our hearts and minds, we honor Jedd Cummings for the jovial spirit he brought to this world.
May his soul rest in peace.