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Ghost Ride on Sunday 07/13/2008 at 1:00 pm.  

Cardon's Mother will be holding a ghost ride this Sunday, 7/13/08.

There will be a balloon release at the accident site (61st Stoney Island) at 2:30 p.m.

Ghost Ride for Cardon on his birthday, July 15  

Sunday, July 15, 2007 

Time: 1:00 p.m. 

Start Destination: Lincoln Mall Pizza Hut Parking Lot in Matteson, Illinois 

End Destination: 61st Stony Island (the accident site)

Jatorree Hudson  
As well all continue to mourn the loss of Cardon, we must continue to pray for Jatorree Hudson.  I spoke with Cardon's mother, and she has started an account for Jatorree as her medical expenses are mounting.  She is aware of how many visitors this site has touched, and I am leaving information in regards to donations for Jatorree and her expenses.  Anything will help, and be most greatly appreciated.

Checks or Money Orders can be made out to :

Jatorree Hudson
Cardon Harris
Jacqueline Luckett

The mailing address is:  
1245 King Drive
South Holland, IL 60473

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Nastassija N Spraggins

Viewing: Monday, 7/10/06 from 6-10 pm
Place: A.R. Leaks Funeral Home 7838 S. Cottage Grove Ave., Chicago, IL. 60619. 773.846.6567

Funeral Services: Tuesday, 7/11/06
Visitation: 10-11 am
Services: 11:00 am- 1:00 pm
Place: Apostolic Church of God, located at 6320 S. Dorchester, Chicago, IL 60637
Daily Southtown Article  

One killed, one injured after hit-and-run cycle crash

Tuesday, July 4, 2006

By Kim Janssen
Staff writer

Police are hunting for a hit-and-run driver involved in a motorcycle crash that left a 20-year-old South Holland man dead and his girlfriend in critical condition.

Cardon Harris, of the 1200 block of King Drive, died Sunday night after he swerved to avoid a car that cut him off as he traveled north on South Stony Island Avenue at 60th Street and hit a pole, authorities said.

His girlfriend of 5½ years, Jatorie Hudson, remained in a critical condition with head injuries at Northwestern Memorial Hospital on Monday after she was thrown from the seat of his Suzuki GSXR600 motorcycle.

Harris, a Thornwood High School graduate and former running back, had been riding within the speed limit with nine other motorcyclists when a small blue car, possibly a Toyota Corolla or Dodge Neon driven by a woman, suddenly jerked in front of him without signaling just after 8 p.m., friends said.

The driver drove through at least two red lights as he or she sped from the scene and was chased by friends of Harris, one of the motorcyclists said.

The car was later found, but the motorist remains at large, a police source said.

Harris was declared dead within an hour at University of Chicago Hospitals, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

Harris' mother, Jacqueline Luckett, said her son had been riding motorcycles for four years and was a skilled and careful rider who was wearing a helmet and protective jacket when he crashed, although Hudson was without a helmet.

Harris was working for the Chicago Housing Authority during the summer break and was due to celebrate his 21st birthday on July 15, she said. His Suzuki was a birthday present.

"He was a perfect son in his final year at Northern Illinois University," she said.

"He was studying science but maybe planned to switch his major to business."

Harris' father, Carl, added, "He was an A-B student, and he was about to graduate on time.

"He was so kind and would do anything to help anyone."

Jewelry Harris was wearing at the time of the crash was missing, he said.

Chicago police are investigating but have made no arrests, police spokeswoman JoAnn Taylor said.


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