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Family, friends remember victim in Christmas Eve crash

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - Family and friends are coming together to remember John Burge III, the man killed in a crash on Christmas Eve in Mobile. A GoFundMe account set up for his family is already over halfway to goal in less than 12 hours. 

Katie Prothro started the GoFundMe account for the family. She posted this about John and his family.

If you know John and his family, you know what a bright spot they are in this world.  You know their generosity and joy, and you know how many people love them.


Burge was killed just before 6:30pm Monday in a crash on Highway 90, near Rangeline Road. 31-year old Marquise Grasham was arrested and charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident.  

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