Car accident claims the life of Bath County High School Student


Bath County High School student Ali Wolfe has died from injuries suffered in a car accident.   According to a WSLS Channel 10 report, Wolfe, age 17, died on Wednesday morning at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.  She was taken off life support.

The accident happened Monday evening around 6:30 after Wolfe left Bath County High School.  She lost control of her car on Route 220 near the school, ran off the road, down a steep bank and struck a tree.

It’s reported that two Bath County High School football players in another car saw the accident and called 911.

A prayer vigil was held for Wolfe on Tuesday evening at the high school. 

A Facebook page has been set up for Wolfe called PrayersforAli.

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Bonnie Ralston

Bonnie Ralston is the Assistant Station Coordinator at WVLS and a Highland County news reporter. She began volunteering at Allegheny Mountain Radio in the fall of 2005. In 2006 she became an AMR employee and worked in Bath County for eight years as the WCHG Station Coordinator and then as the news reporter there. She began working in radio while in college and has stayed connected to radio, in one way or another, for more than thirty years. She grew up in Staunton, Virginia, while spending a lot of time on her family’s farm in Deerfield, Virginia. She enjoys spending time outside, watching old TV shows and movies and tending to her chickens.

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