“Moneyball” author Michael Lewis and photographer and former MTV journalist Tabitha Soren is mourning the death of his teenage daughter Dixie Lewis, who died in a car crash near Truckee, Calif.
Dixie Lewis, 19, and her boyfriend Ross Schultz, 20, were killed when the Ford Fusion they were riding crashed into a Freightliner truck on State Highway 89, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
“We loved her so much and in pain we had never experienced before,”; said Michael Lewis in a statement released to the Berkeleyside news website.
“She loved Ross, who she had died. She loves to live and our hearts are so broken that we can’t find words to describe how we feel, ”adds the financial reporter.“ Her mother Tabitha and me and her brother Walker and Quin. Her sister is about to find a way to keep her memories alive without her. ”
Lewis attended Pomona College, where she played softball and hopes to major in neuroscience.Schultz footballer studies physical at Cal Poly Pomona.
The California Highway Patrol is investigating the serious incident.
The truck driver, 45, was reportedly injured slightly.
“There is no doubt that alcohol or drugs were used,” the California Highway Patrol told the New York Daily News on Friday.
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