Crawford Mosley High School Senior, Avery Sanders Dies on Highway 77 Motorcycle Accident

Avery Sanders Death – Obituary : 17-year-ol Avery Sanders, a senior at Crawford Mosley High School  and the school football player has died following a fatal motorcycle accident that occurred on Sunday night, October 24, 2021.

According to report, Sanders was riding his motorcycle home after closure of work at the intersection of Baldwin Road and Highway 77 around 8 p.m. when he collided with a car. A witness to the crash said Sanders ran a red light prior to the crash

Report from Lynn Haven Police Chief, Ricky Ramie has it that, “It appears that the motorcycle was traveling from the West Baldwin side east across the intersection”. “It appears that the driver of the other vehicle was moving northbound in the passing lane, and they collided right in the middle of the intersection.”  

Ramie added that the roads were wet.

Bay District Schools have taken to their Facebook page to mourn the demise of the senior, “Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Avery Sanders, an A. Crawford Mosley High School senior, who was tragically killed on Sunday night in an accident. Avery was a wonderful student, a valued member of Mosley’s football team, and was well respected and liked by his peers. Although he had only attended Mosley for a little more than a year, Mosley Principal Brian Bullock said Avery “forged strong connections with his teachers, his classmates and his fellow athletes.”

BDS grief counselors are on site today to assist students and staff members during this difficult time and our staff will remain available for as long as needed. Additionally, we appreciate the community, and media, giving the students and staff the time they need to grieve and to remember their friend Avery.
Mosley’s football team is working on several different ways to remember Avery as they move forward in their season and BDS will share updates as they are available”.

A GoFundMe account has been by Mosley Touchdown Club to support with the funeral expenses. “Avery Sanders, a dominant varsity defensive end, has been a key component helping his Mosley Dolphins on their undefeated run this season. Sunday evening, October 24th, while on his way home from work, he was in a fatal motorcycle accident. According to his teammates and teachers, Avery was a light in the darkness for them, and he put his whole heart into everything he attempted. He worked hard on the football field, at his job, and in the classroom. Avery not only worked hard, but enjoyed life and it showed in everything he did.

In memory of Avery, the football team has set up a GoFundMe page to help raise funds for his family during this difficult time. Donations will cover all funeral costs. We encourage you to donate if you can.