Teen killed in crash saves life with organ donation

MARION COUNTY, Skip. (WDAM) – A Marion County teen was killed after she was struck…

MARION COUNTY, Skip. (WDAM) – A Marion County teen was killed after she was struck by a auto whilst riding on her four-wheeler before this week, but she has saved others as a result of organ donation.

Miranda Jaqueline Trujillo, 14, went by Mia. Her family members users say she cherished encouraging people today.

“She actually needed to be a counselor for troubled teenagers. Considering the fact that she’s handed away, I’ve had so a lot of people that I never even know call, text me and convey to me ‘well, if it wasn’t for Mia, I would not be below.’ Mia has talked me by things. Mia has served me, and I under no circumstances understood how massive of an effect my child experienced on persons,” claimed Mia’s mom, Tabitha Taylor.

The relatives resolved to donate her organs.

“Whenever they instructed us that my toddler passed away, we wanted to assistance anyone else dwell by means of her,” Tabitha said.

Mia’s sister, Audriana Taylor, and Tabitha lean on every other as they explain the mementos they have of her.

Tabitha pulls a stuffed animal from a box indicating, “It’s a kitty cat and they set a recording of her heartbeat.”

Audriana and Tabitha say that Mia’s organs will aid 3 people today.

As for her coronary heart, Tabitha was emotional.

“We truly, really, seriously preferred to listen to my baby’s heartbeat in somebody else,” Tabitha claimed. “But we received word this early morning that her heart was not compatible with anybody that was needing 1. So it actually obtained me down. But then they explained to me that her valves could be used. So in its place of her preserving one particular man or woman with her heart, they are heading to be equipped to help save 4 people with her heart.”

Mia’s sister and mom recall how substantially she cherished to enjoy soccer and go to church.

“She liked soccer and she liked participating in soccer,” Tabitha stated. “She was truly fantastic at it, seriously great. We in fact had coaches fussing around whose staff she was likely to be on. We experienced coaches contacting asking, ‘Can Mia be on my staff?’ And I was like, ‘Well, that’s up to Mia.’ She was definitely excellent.”

Audriana claims while she and her sister didn’t mature up shut, they had been extremely similar and liked paying out time together.

“I would simply call her and explain to her, you know, let us go get some food items, or lets go to Hattiesburg, let’s go searching and she would come get in with me,” Audriana explained.

The loved ones hopes no a single has to go by their pain, so Tabitha helps make this plea.

“Please never consume and drive. Don’t do medications and drive. Really don’t get on the street if you’re sleepy, if you want to be on your phone,” Tabitha explained. “I’ve missing my little one and I can’t get her back again, but I wouldn’t want someone else to have to go through that, to lose theirs. So if she can conserve any individual, that is what she would have required mainly because which is the form of human being Mia was.”

The relatives is making arrangements for Mia. You can donate to the GoFundMe in this article or Money App $tabithataylor82.

WDAM reached out to the Marion County Sheriff’s Department who reported the crash is underneath investigation.

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