Funeral services set for 3 Carleton students who died in crash


Funeral arrangements have been set for the three Carleton College students who died in a car accident on Friday, FOX 9 reports. James Adams, 20, of St. Paul, Paxton M. Harvieux, 21, of Stillwater and Michael Goodgame, 20, of Westport, Connecticut, were all killed when the SUV they were riding in skidded on an icy road and was struck by an oncoming semi truck.

Two other students in the vehicle were injured and are still hospitalized. Conor J. Eckert, 19, of Seattle, and the driver, 20-year-old William Sparks of Evanston, Ill., are both listed in satisfactory condition at Hennepin County Medical Center, the Star Tribune reports.

Services for the two Minnesotans will be held Saturday, and Goodgame's memorial service is Thursday in his hometown in Connecticut.

James Adams

Visitation: Friday, March 7, 4-8 p.m.
BradshawFuneral Home
678 S. Snelling, St. Paul, Minn.

Funeral: Saturday, March 8, 11 a.m.
House of Hope Presbyterian Church
797 Summit Ave., St. Paul, Minn.

Michael Goodgame

Memorial service: Thursday, March 6, at 4 p.m.
Christ & Holy Trinity Church
75 ChurchLane, Westport, Conn.

Burial: Friday, March 7 at 11 a.m.
Cemetery of Christ & Holy Trinity Church
80 Kings Highway North, Westport, Conn.

Paxton Harvieux

Memorial service: Saturday, March 8 at 3 p.m.
Stillwater Junior High School Auditorium
523 March Street, Stillwater, Minn.

The families of the two surviving students released the following statement this week, according to FOX 9.

"We want to thank the many people, especially the Carleton College staff and students, who have been so supportive to us during this difficult time. James, Paxton and Michael were dear friends to Conor and William. They were outstanding, remarkable young men who made this world a better place. Please keep their families and friends in your prayers."

Carleton College has posted more information, and a list of resources for students and staff, on its website.

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