STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Families of Springfield crash victims speak out

Shandi Moses says her son will be remembered as kind, outgoing

Posted: May 26, 2019 5:33 PM
Updated: May 28, 2019 10:35 AM

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. -- The families of the victims of a fatal car crash in Springfield on Sunday are speaking out.

Shandi Moses told KEZI her son Isaac was one of the people killed. She says the other victim was Isaac's fiancee, MeKenna Wallace. 

The crash happened around midnight when police say a car lost control and crashed into a utility pole on 42nd street in Springfield.

RELATED: 2 PEOPLE KILLED, 1 PERSON INJURED IN CRASH IN SPRINGFIELD

Moses told KEZI Isaac was out with Wallace and one of their friends last night when the crash happened.

She said her son will be remembered as warm and loved by many.

"I don't even know the words. His smile -- it lightened up the night. He was just so outgoing and fun," said Moses

A vigil was held Sunday evening at the site of the wreck, giving friends and family the opportunity to pay their respects and share in their mourning over the young couple. 

George Wallace, MeKenna's father, says she will be missed every day.

"I'll remember everything. All the good, all the bad, all the smiles, all the tears," said Wallace.

MeKenna left behind a 6-year-old daughter and a son just under the age of 1. 

If you saw the crash or have any information, you are asked to call police.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 11851

Reported Deaths: 232
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Multnomah282472
Marion183153
Washington181520
Umatilla9877
Clackamas95527
Union3692
Lincoln3615
Malheur3021
Lane2943
Deschutes2520
Yamhill1949
Jackson1780
Linn17410
Polk17312
Jefferson1630
Morrow1381
Klamath1351
Wasco1161
Benton1126
Hood River1040
Douglas600
Josephine571
Clatsop550
Coos540
Columbia480
Lake240
Crook181
Tillamook160
Wallowa140
Baker110
Curry90
Sherman40
Harney20
Gilliam10
Grant10
Unassigned00
Wheeler00
Eugene
Few Clouds
76° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 76°
Corvallis
Clear
70° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 70°
Roseburg
Clear
78° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 79°
North Bend
Clear
61° wxIcon
Hi: 69° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 61°
KEZI Radar
KEZI Temperatures
KEZI Planner

LATEST FORECAST

Community Events