A candlelight vigil will be held at the Williams Lake Secondary School Friday night to honour the women who were struck by a vehicle while crossing Carson Drive early Sunday morning.
The vigil — organized by the Thompson Rivers University student council, BSN nursing program students, and faculty — will be held at 8 p.m. at the WLSS parking lot before proceeding to the Carson Drive memorial site. Candles will be provided.
The vigil honours 20-year-old Rayel MacDonald, who died at the scene, and her friend Alysha Mullett, also 20, who sustained life-threatening injuries but is now in stable condition.
Journals for MacDonald and Mullett are available at the TRU library for “thoughts, love, sympathy, hope, and healing for anyone who wishes to share,” says vigil organizers. The women attended TRU’s nursing program together.