One loss, one recovery in aftermath of Cypress family car crash
The mother of a Cypress family whose SUV crashed last month in Florida has
died, but the father has improved enough to move to a Houston hospital.
Michael Brown, 45, Pamela Brown, 44, and their sons Jeremy, 13, and Joshua,
15, were heading home from a vacation on March 19 when their GMC Yukon
repeatedly rolled along Interstate 10 in Jackson County, Florida.
Jeremy was pronounced dead that day at a hospital in the area, while Michael
and Pamela Brown entered intensive care in Tallahassee. Joshua survived the
crash without major injury and was able to return to the Houston area, where
he's staying with family members and attending classes at Cy Creek High
Michael's sister, Kathy Brown, had both good and tragic news for Michael
this week. He's recently been "very coherent, very much Mike" and has been
transferred to Houston's TIRR hospital.
"Yesterday was pretty rough," Kathy Brown says. "But Mike's aware that his
wife and son are dead now, and hopefully the healing can start."
Pam died of her injuries at the end of March, Kathy says. She was taken off
of life support because "the injuries were too much for her to overcome."
Kathy says the family continues to receive a massive outpouring of support
from friends, neighbors, the Browns' co-workers at Hewlett-Packard, and even
The family has set up a CaringBridge page to keep people posted on
Michael's progress, and anyone who would like to donate to the family can do
so at any Wells Fargo bank branch in the country, or reach Russell Clingman at 3107
Oakmont Drive, Sugar Land TX 77479 or email@example.com.
Kathy says the swim club Michael and Pam belonged to, and some local
restaurants, are working on fund raisers to help the family handle their
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