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Fundraiser after father of 5 killed in hit and skip crash

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Family and friends held a fundraiser to benefit the family left behind after father-of-five Jason Alexander was killed in motorcycle wreck last week.

Police say a vehicle driven by David Robinson swerved and hit Jason Alexander head on. After the crash, police say Robinson, who has an extensive criminal record, walked away from the scene.

Saturday a car wash fundraiser was held for Alexander's children at the Autozone on Alexis Road.

Scott Cook didn't know Alexander personally, but stopped by anyway. "I heard he had five kids, so I'm hoping this will help the kids with school, homework and papers."

Volunteer Beth Howell said, "This is a community and what better way to support a community than supporting each other first."

Howell is a family friend who came lend a helping hand along with her daughter. "I know what it's like to lose a family member when you're little and I know that those children are going to be missing their father for the rest of their lives."

You can donate to the Jason Alexander Fund at any local Fifth-Third Bank.

 

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