Ebony Storm-Somerville Wiki – Ebony Storm-Somerville Biography
Ebony Storm-Somerville, 26, died of her injuries after being struck on the Kwinana Highway, south of Perth, at around 10:40 p.m. Thursday. She and a companion of hers were driving the Collie north to Perth when her blue Holden Commodore ran out of fuel near Mandjoogoordap Road in Stake Hill. Ms. Storm-Somerville was fatally struck by a red Mitsubishi Outlander after she got out of the Commodore, which was sitting on the emergency shoulder. It is understood that the two friends were hailing other cars on the northbound carriageway of the freeway for help. The second woman, in her 20s, believed to be a passenger, was taken by St John WA services to Rockingham Hospital for observation. The driver of the Mitsubishi was uninjured.
Ebony Storm-Somerville was 26 years old.
Ebony Storm-Somerville Death: Tributes
Powerful tributes flooded social media for the ‘angelic’ Ms. Storm-Somerville when her loved ones launched a GoFundMe page. Organizer Storm Mclarty described Ms. Storm-Somerville as full of ‘warmth’ and a ‘free spirit’. “People felt good in her company and naturally she stole your heart, young or old, whatever gender, whatever race, you couldn’t help but be drawn to her magnetic energy,” Ms Mclarty wrote. ‘May the angels walk beside us as we lay our precious angel Ebony Storm to rest.’
The GoFundMe was set up Sunday morning to help pay for Ms. Storm-Somerville’s funeral and visitation. He has a goal of $15,000 and had yet to raise his first $1,000 on Sunday afternoon. Leading accident investigators urged anyone who saw the horrifying accident or the pedestrian in the area to contact Crimestoppers. Main Roads WA said people who break down on the freeway should stay inside their vehicles whenever possible with their seat belts on and their hazard lights on.