The 19-year-old daughter of bestselling creator Michael Lewis and her boyfriend had been killed in a head-on collision Tuesday.
Dixie Lewis and driver Ross Schultz, 20, had been northbound in a Ford Fusion sedan on Route 89 close to Truckee, California when round 3.30pm their car veered into the left lane and struck a Freightliner semi head on. The 2 had been pronounced useless on the scene, in line with the California Freeway Patrol.
Freeway Patrol is investigating why the couple’s sedan crossed into the oncoming lane, however to date authorities don’t suspect alcohol or drug use. The 45-year-old driver of the truck suffered minor accidents. He has not been recognized.
Dixie Lewis daughter of bestselling creator of Michal Lewis and her boyfriend Ross Schultz had been killed in a head-on collision with a semi truck Tuesday close to Truckee. California Freeway Patrol are investigating why their automobile veered into the oncoming lane
The Moneyball creator (left) alongside together with his spouse Tabitha Soren (middle) expressed their household’s heartbreak in statements after the lack of their daughter
A patrol spokesman mentioned his company was to date declining to launch pictures of the crash scene, citing ‘the delicate and horrific nature of the accident.’
Truckee Freeway Patrol is at the moment searching for witnesses to the crash.
Monetary journalist Michael Lewis is the bestselling creator of Moneyball, The Massive Quick, The Fifth Danger and most lately, The Premonition: A Pandemic Story. He expressed his heartbreak in a joint assertion alongside together with his spouse, Tabitha Soren, to Berkleyside.
‘We beloved her a lot and are in a form of ache none of us has skilled,’ Lewis mentioned. ‘She beloved Ross, with whom she died. She beloved to stay and our hearts are so damaged they cannot discover the phrases to explain the sensation. Her mom, Tabitha, and I, and her brother Walker and sister Quinn are going to seek out methods for her reminiscence to stay in her absence.’
Lewis attended Pomona Faculty, the place she performed softball and deliberate to review neuroscience. Shultz studied kinesiology at Cal Poly Pomona.
Pomona Faculty launched a further assertion, the outlet additionally reported, noting that as a freshman, Lewis by no means had the chance to review on campus as a result of pandemic.
‘Dixie was a fighter,’ Soren, a photographer, mentioned of her daughter
‘There may be nothing Dixie needed extra on the earth than to be on Pomona’s campus and play together with her buddies on the softball group for Coach Ferguson,’ Soren mentioned. ‘It was her dream and the fruits of a lot coaching that she saved up with all by means of lockdown. Her digital Pomona classmates helped her navigate the 2 COVID semesters and we might be perpetually grateful to them for forging bonds with our daughter by means of mere screens.’
The assertion additionally included a remark from Pomona softball coach Joanne Ferguson.
Lewis can be the creator of The Massive Quick, The Fifth Danger and most lately, The Premonition: A Pandemic Story
‘As an athlete, Dixie shortly drew our consideration because of her abilities on the sector – however as soon as she joined our group, it was her heat spirit, constructive vitality and massive smile that received our hearts. Dixie made an enduring constructive impression on our group this yr, and she’s going to perpetually be a part of the Sagehen softball household.’
Shultz’s aunt, Lock Schultz Jaeger, mentioned the couple was on a quick trip to Lake Tahoe when the crash occurred, in line with the San Francisco Chronicle.
‘Ross beloved his buddies and he beloved his household and, boy, did he love Dixie, who died with him,’ she mentioned.
‘They had been humorous, they had been charming, they usually had been each very sensible. They had been sort they usually had friendships and relationships that had been the deepest and most unbelievable bond.’
Soren informed the Chronicle that her daughter was a ‘fighter’.
‘She had a fireplace in her that folks might really feel when she walked within the room. She used her depth to convey up everybody round her and she or he tried so onerous at all the things she did. When she confirmed up, she was going to indicate up 150%.’