Friends, family remember TylerFargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Hundreds in Fargo are remembering a friend, a son and a brother while trying to keep drivers safe on the roads.
Hundreds in Fargo are remembering a friend, a son and a brother while trying to keep drivers safe on the roads. 17 year-old Tyler Tweten was one of five people killed last summer in Fargo car crashes within a 3 week span.
Tyler’s friends and family are doing the only thing they know how do to-remember the good times and try and stop a tragedy like this from happening again. Getting to this moment was anything but easy for Michelle Tweten.
Michelle Tweten – Tyler’s Mom: "If this is all you got are his memories and his love, I keep them right here. And I keep them alive."
Alone, with her thoughts. We caught up with her before the cruise decorating her car with her son's memory.
Michelle Tweten: "Trying to take a horrible tragedy. And try and make something good out of it."
Tyler Tweten died in a tragic car accident less than a year ago. He was just 17 at the time. The other three people in the car were unhurt. So tonight, on Tyler's birthday his friends and family are gathering for the first ever Safety Cruz.
Amber Gorentz – Friend of Tyler’s: "It’s just a good way to remember him. Good thing to remember everything that his memories that we had."
Signs are scattered around Tyler's schools and favorite hangouts. Each car a symbol of his memory and traveling to every spot. All raising awareness about safe and sober driving
Jenn Hoarg – Friend of Tyler: "It gives me the goosebumps to see everybody again, reminds me of the funeral."
More than 100 people came to support the Tyler Scott Tweten Memorial Safety Cruz. A testament to the impact he still has on people. And a show of commitment to keep drivers of all ages safe.
The 16-year old girl driving the car that killed Tyler is facing manslaughter, reckless driving and minor in possession charges in juvenile court. The last stop for the Cruz was Tyler's resting place at Sunset Memorial Gardens.