Support for Family of Jogger Killed in Va. Pours in Online | NBC4 Washington

Support for Family of Jogger Killed in Va. Pours in Online



    (Published Wednesday, March 19, 2014)

    Support is pouring in online for the daughters of an Ashburn, Va., mom killed while jogging.

    A GoFundMe page set up less than a week ago has already raised more than $95,000 for the daughters of 31-year-old Jaime Rowley.

    Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was among the more than 7,000 people who shared the site on social media. The site raised more than $38,000 the first day it was up.

    Also circulating online are photos of the scores of tennis shoes tied to a pole near the intersection where Rowley died.

    Police say Rowley was jogging along Waxpool Road near Claiborne Parkway in Broadlands, Va., on March 13 when a 61-year-old driver traveling southbound struck her.

    The driver stayed on scene and attempted CPR on Rowley, who was later pronounced dead at a local hospital.

    In addition to the donation site for the family, a Facebook page called "Run for Jaime" encourages people to run in honor of the Virginia mom.

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