Dorothy Coleman Car Accident: A Tragic Loss for the Tarleton State University Community

Dorothy Coleman was a bright and talented student at Tarleton State University, pursuing a degree in education. She was also a loving mother, a devoted friend, and a respected member of the Dallas community. On Sunday, April 23, 2023, Dorothy’s life was cut short by a tragic car accident that left her family, friends, and colleagues in shock and grief.

The Details of the Accident

According to PKB News, the accident occurred at a busy intersection in Dallas, causing severe injuries to Coleman and significant damage to her vehicle. Despite the best efforts of first responders and medical professionals, Coleman ultimately succumbed to her injuries.

The exact cause of the accident is still under investigation, but it is known that it was a single-car collision that occurred on Peavy Road, near Bryan Adams High School, at approximately 5:30 a.m. No other vehicles or pedestrians were involved in the crash.

The Impact of Dorothy’s Passing

Dorothy Coleman was a beloved figure in the Tarleton State University community, where she was studying to become a teacher. She had a passion for education and a desire to make a positive difference in the lives of young people. She was also a proud mother of a young son, who was her motivation and inspiration.

Dorothy’s passing has left a huge void in the hearts of many who knew and loved her. Her family, friends, and colleagues have expressed their sorrow and condolences on social media, sharing memories and tributes of Dorothy’s kindness, generosity, and spirit.

A family member wrote on Facebook, “Dorothy Coleman, you were one of the coolest people I know. God truly gained an angel this time around. Lord, please keep and strengthen her parents and siblings during this time of grief. Be a comfort to her family and many friends. In your prayer time today, please say the Coleman Family name.”

A close friend who had known Dorothy since the third grade, Jammie Hinson, said, “Rest in peace, Dorothy Coleman. 3rd grade was when we met, and you always left an impression on me 14+ years later! I’m so sorry you had to go, thankful I got to know you at a very important age in my life.”

The Tarleton State University administration also issued a statement, expressing their condolences and offering support to the students and staff affected by Dorothy’s death. They said, “We are deeply saddened by the loss of Dorothy Coleman, a valued member of the Tarleton family. She was a dedicated student who had a bright future ahead of her. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family, friends, and classmates during this difficult time. We encourage anyone who needs assistance or counseling to reach out to our campus resources.”

How to Help Dorothy’s Family

Dorothy Coleman’s family is facing a difficult time, not only emotionally, but also financially. They have set up a GoFundMe page to raise funds for Dorothy’s funeral expenses and to support her son’s education. The page has already received over $10,000 in donations from generous donors who want to honor Dorothy’s memory and help her family.

If you would like to contribute to Dorothy’s GoFundMe page, you can do so by clicking here. Any amount is appreciated and will make a difference for Dorothy’s family. You can also share the page with your friends and family to spread the word and increase the donations.

Dorothy Coleman was a remarkable person who touched the lives of many with her smile, her warmth, and her passion. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her, and her legacy will live on through her son and her students. May she rest in peace.