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Balloon launch held for girl who died in I-275 pileup


The family of a 12-year-old girl who died in a massive pileup on Interstate 275 held a balloon launch on Thursday.

Sammy Reagan was a sixth grader at Columbia Elementary in Kings Mills. She died on Jan. 21 while she was standing outside a car and was struck by a cable barrier.

Students and teachers at Columbia participated in the launch in memory of Sammy. They wrote notes and attached them to the balloons.

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