Katie Blogg with her husband, Trevor Blogg, and their two children; Grace and Harrison (Submitted photo)

GoFundMe set up for family of woman killed in Ladysmith hit-and-run

35-year-old Katie Blogg of Ladysmith was killed in the August 29 hit-and-run

A GoFundMe has been set up to support the family of the woman killed in the Ladysmith hit-and-run on August 29.

35-year-old Katie Blogg of Ladysmith lost her life in a crash on the Trans Canada Highway when a Ford F150 crossed the centre median and collided with her sport-utility vehicle.

RELATED: Suspect in fatal Ladysmith hit-and-run plans to turn himself in to RCMP

Blogg leaves behind her husband, Trevor Blogg, and their two children; Harrison and Grace.

Several members of the Ladysmith community have expressed a desire to support the family. The GoFundMe was set up at Trevor’s request to centralize that support.

Funds raised will go toward the future education of the Blogg children, and a memorial service for Katie.

The GoFundMe was set up on Monday, August 31 with a goal of $15,000. That goal was quickly eclipsed, and a new goal of $30,000 was set. As of 4:25 p.m. on September 1, $85,891 has been raised.

“This is a horrific situation and the support of and for the family has been incredible,” Ladysmith Mayor Aaron Stone said. “Let us continue to show how our community comes together for those who need us most.”

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