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Colten Blankenship Vienna IL | What happened to Alex McLean Nashville TN?

Colten Blankenship Vienna IL, who was 21 years old and from rural Vienna, Illinois, tragically died on Saturday, March 2, 2024 at 8 PM in an automobile accident in Graves County, Kentucky.

the tragic loss of 18-year-old Alex McLean Nashville TN in a car accident on March 2nd, 2024. Losing someone so young is incredibly heartbreaking.

It's kind of Danielle Kosakowski to organize a fundraiser to support Alex's mother Amber Martin with the funeral expenses during this tremendously difficult time for their family. Raising $15,000 can help alleviate some of the financial burden as they grieve this devastating loss.

Colten Blankenship Vienna IL

What happened to Colten Blankenship Vienna IL?

Colten, nicknamed "Big Red" and "Bub", had just graduated from Vienna High School in 2022 where he was a standout basketball player. He earned a basketball scholarship to a local college. However, his passion was rodeo bull riding which he actively participated in.

Just one day before the fatal accident, on Friday night, Colten had been bull riding at a rodeo event as he loved that sport. Sadly, the very next day his life was cut short in the car crash in Kentucky.

Colten was an outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing, hunting, and basketball. He was remembered as someone who loved God, his family, and bull riding with his whole heart.

 A funeral service to honor Colten's life will be held on Thursday, March 7th at the Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna, with visitation hours before the service. He will be laid to rest at the Church of God Cemetery.

Colten left behind his mother, siblings, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and many friends and family members who are mourning this tragic loss of the young man from Vienna at just 21 years old.


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