Good Bye Matthew

Another young person has died in an auto accident.  It’s horrible.  We have to work harder to help our young people!

I am so sorry to post this, but I feel I have to!  I hope that the family can find some sense of peace and I hope that Matthew’s friends find a way to cope with the grief that must be gnawing at them right now.

The coroner has identified a young man who died after his car crashed early Tuesday morning.Matthew Barber was driving on Chestnut Grove Road, near Autumn View Lane, in Upper Pottsgrove Township, Montgomery County when his car went off the road, traveled down an embankment, and struck a tree, police said.Barber, 18, was rushed to the hospital, but the coroner said he died a short time later.Police said no one else was in Barber’s car and no other vehicles were involved in the accident.A spokesperson for the Boyertown School District confirmed that Barber graduated from the senior high school last June.A small memorial of flowers and handwritten notes began to appear at the scene of the accident on Wednesday.

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