The family of Hannah Kopp Morris, a 20-year-old Oak Ridger who died after an accident in Pennsylvania on Thursday, will have a receiving of friends and celebration of Hannah’s life in Oak Ridge on Sunday.
Morris was a junior at Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania. She was fatally injured when she was hit by a sport utility vehicle while crossing North Main street in Meadville at about 10:44 p.m. Thursday, according to the Meadville Tribune newspaper.
Morris, a neuroscience major, was taken to Meadville Medical Center for treatment, but was pronounced dead at 12:40 a.m. Friday, the newspaper reported. Her death was ruled accidental due to multiple blunt force trauma.
Morris was born September 6, 1995, in Ames, Iowa, and she is the daughter of James Robert Morris and Jane Kopp Morris.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by brothers, Charles Kopp Morris, a graduate of Oak Ridge High School and a freshman at Indiana University in Bloomington, and William Kopp Morris, an eighth-grader at Robertsville Middle School.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, November 8, from 1-3 p.m. at Weatherford Mortuary, Oak Ridge. A celebration of Hannah’s life will follow at 3 p.m.
The family asks that any memorials be in Hannah’s name to Legal Aid of East Tennessee, 502 S. Gay Street, Suite 404, Knoxville, TN 37902, where Hannah had volunteered for the last two summers.
You can read Hannah’s obituary and sign an online guest book here.