CHICAGO (CBS) — A high school teenager from Hinsdale, with dreams of becoming an Olympic swimmer, is dead.
Kendall Pickering, 15, and her father Robert, 59, died in a car crash in North Carolina.READ MORE: At Least 8 People Wounded In Weekend Shootings In Chicago
They were visiting colleges when their car went off the road and hit a tree Tuesday night on Interstate 85 near Kannapolis, North Carolina.READ MORE: 'The WasteShed' Art Store, Selling Recycled Supplies For Less, Opens Second Location In Evanston
Kendall Pickering swam on the varsity swim team at Hinsdale Central and broke school records.
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Our Red Devil family is mourning the tragic passing of Kendall Pickering and her father Robert. Kendall was an outstanding swimmer, student, teammate & friend who left an indelible mark on all of us. Our thoughts go out to the family, friends and all who came in contact with her. pic.twitter.com/SGFfeFsuuZ
— Hinsdale Central HS (@ThisIsHCHS) December 16, 2020
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