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Memorial services to be held for Rock Bridge Highschool student killed in crash


On Friday, memorial services are scheduled to be held for Cash Martin, a Rock Bridge Highschool student who died in a motorcycle crash on Monday.

Memorial services will begin at 3:00 p.m. at the Crossing Church in Columbia, with visitation beginning at 2:00 p.m. according to Martin's obituary.

The Columbia Police Department released that Martin was traveling west on West Nifong Boulevard when a driver in a Toyota Rav 4 was turning left. The motorcycle then hit the passenger side of the vehicle and Martin was ejected from the motorcycle upon impact.

Martin, died at the scene.

The family has asked for memorial contributions to be made to the Ronald McDonald House charity located on Nifong Boulevard. A Gofundme was set on Martin's behalf with the goal of $20,000, however, donations have surpassed that goal by more than $10,000.

On Monday, Jacob Sirna, the principal of Rock Bridge High School said in a message to students and families, "Words cannot express how difficult it is to lose one of our students. We extend our heartfelt sympathy to the student’s family."

Columbia police say the investigation regarding the crash is still ongoing.

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