After hearing that her friend Tyler Cumings was in a serious accident, Montague High School Senior Kaylee Kessler started raising funds for Cumings and his family. In total, she raised $2,193.29.
Kaylee Kessler always admired teenagers who went out of their way to help someone, or who have unique stories to tell. While many of these students were probably helping someone who had been involved in a tragedy, Kessler still wanted to make a difference but never knew how.
She got her chance to do something for her community, but unfortunately, it wasn’t just anyone she would be helping. It would be a friend.
On Wednesday, Aug. 15, Tyler Cumings was involved in a serious bicycle accident. He was riding his bike east on Eilers Road when he went through a stop sign at Whitbeck and clipped the trailer of a semi-truck.
Cumings was hospitalized at Helen Devos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids for some time before being transferred to Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital.
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