SPARTANBURG CO., S.C. (WSPA) – As the holidays roll around, it’s a good time to remind everyone about the dangers of drinking and driving.
7 News spoke with a family who’s trying to ease the pain of losing their son by raising awareness.
“I’ve often wondered if he was afraid or if he knew he was going to die,” Suzie Thomas said.
On September 26, 2001, Suzie Thomas’s life changed forever.
“They told me he was killed instantly. And it might sound awful, but I hope so,” she said.
She and her two sons were out walking when a driver under the influence of drugs and alcohol hit her youngest son, Gregory. He was only 14 years old.
Now, 18 years later, the holidays are still very hard for Thomas’s family...