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Humble ISD teacher dies in weather-related crash in Kingwood

Police said the woman hit a downed tree in the 4500 block of Kingwood Drive.

HOUSTON — The woman who died after a weather-related crash in Kingwood Friday has been identified as a 4th grade Humble ISD teacher, the district confirmed.

Amy Woodeshick, a 25-year-old Groves Elementary teacher, was driving her SUV just when she hit a downed tree in the 4500 block of Kingwood Drive. 

Credit: Humble ISD
Amy Woodeshick, 25, graduated from Concordia Lutheran High School in Tomball and the University of Houston.
Credit: Humble ISD
Amy Woodeshick taught 6th grade English at Humble Middle School last year, and was a Groves fourth grade teacher this school year.

She was taken to Ben Taub Hospital where she later died.

The following letter was sent to parents:

We are devastated to share tragic news. Fourth grade teacher Amy Woodeshick died last night after a car accident on Kingwood Drive, where the storm caused trees to snap and fall. 

Amy, 25, graduated from Concordia Lutheran High School in Tomball and the University of Houston. She completed student teaching at Shadow Forest Elementary School, taught 6th grade English at Humble Middle School last year, and was a Groves fourth grade teacher this school year. She loved helping children learn and grow, and she made made students' school days bright.

We are in contact with her parents, and service arrangements are pending. Counselors will be available on campus Monday for any staff or students needing support. 

Thank you for keeping Ms. Woodeshick's family in your thoughts and prayers.

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