SANFORD, N.C : Authorities have said that a woman and her 6-year-old daughter lost their lives when the woman, identified as Jessica Kuk, crashed her vehicle into a Sanford, North Carolina pond. The incident reportedly happened afternoon.
Jessica Kuk, according to authorities ran off of Cedar Lane in Sanford, overcorrected, veered past the median and overturned into a pond around 2 p.m.
While the child was pronounced dead earlier, her mother, too was pronounced dead on Sunday. She had suffered life threatening injuries that finally caused her death.
Jessica was such a kindhearted person with a special love for God and her congregation,” a family member said in a GoFundMe post. “Kristina was shy but full of life and had a smile to light up the room.”
Authorities claim that high speed of the vehicle might have caused the crash in the crash. The child has been identified as Kristina Smith.
While praising the 29-year old mother, one of her acquaintances said on GoFundMe post “Jessica was such a kindhearted person with a special love for God and her congregation…Kristina was shy but full of life and had a smile to light up the room.” Troopers said charges were pending against Kuk prior to her death.
It must be kept in mind that Jessica Kuk was taken to Central Carolina Hospital in Sanford. When her condition didn’t improve there, she was then taken to UNC Hospital by helicopter, where she later died after being kept in ICU.