LAKE CITY – One year ago, Mackenzie Gorden was leading the life of a typical teenager.
As a high school junior, she participated in cheerleading and dance team at South Central Calhoun High School and prepared for the recital at the studio in Carroll where she took dance lessons.
Just weeks after that recital, Gorden’s life changed when she swerved to miss a deer in the road and her truck rolled down a hill off a curvy road south of Lake City.
Gorden sensed something was wrong, but she didn’t know the extent of her injuries.
“I knew something had happened, something wasn’t right,” Gorden said. “I couldn’t move my fingers to reach my phone to call for help. I tried to honk the horn to get someone’s attention.”
Almost two hours passed before she was discovered. Continue Reading »