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Crash Victim Recalled As Gifted Young Man St. Charles County By Marianna Riley Ot tht St Chartes Post John C Wyalt, 18, of Lake Saint Louis, who died in a traffic accident In northwest St. Charles County about midnight Wednesday, was a recent graduate of Wentzville High School and bad won a scholarship to Wabash College in Crawfordsville. Ind. Both teachers and friends remember him as an outstanding young man with manv fripnris Wyatt -He was taken so young." said his friend, Rob Huddles-ton. "He was bright and would have done a lot with his life. And he left a lot of people behind that really loved v3& him. I don't really don't know what else to say." Huddleston said he had been a classmate of Wyatt's and had also been his next-door neighbor for 11 years. He had been named the outstanding journalism student at Wentzville High School, where he had been a reporter on the school newspaper. His journalism teacher, Kim Potts, said she would remember him for bis natural talent "He could write a story and it would just flow . . .he had a way with words," she said. "He liked covering sports and he understood sports. And he could make an interesting story out of something that wasn't exactly earth-shattering." Linda Kortas, who has served as Wyatt's counselor for four years at Wentzville High School, remembered him as a young man who had a lot of See WYATT, Pge 2

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  1. St. Louis Post-Dispatch,
  2. 12 Jun 1987, Fri,
  3. Main Edition,
  4. Page 95

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