Watch Video: Hours from tragedy: Members of Waukesha’s ‘Dancing Grannies’ brandish pompoms before SUV rampage at Christmas parade killed FIVE and left 48 others injured: Thousands attend vigil

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Hours from tragedy: Members of Waukesha’s ‘Dancing Grannies’ brandish pompoms before SUV rampage at Christmas parade killed FIVE and left 48 others injured: Thousands attend vigil

  • The victims have been identified as Virginia Sorenson, 79; Leana ‘Lee’ Owen, 71; Tamara Durand, 52; Jane Kulich, 52; Wilhelm Hospel, 82 
  • Gabrielle Kamentz, a nursing student and clinical research assistant at Oshkosh College, posted a tribute to her late grandmother Virginia on Monday 
  •  ‘I’m still in shock and trying to process this as I write. As I continue through nursing school, I will live that legacy to her,’ Gabrielle wrote
  •  Virginia had been a member of the Milwaukee Dancing Grannies, a group of elderly women marching in the parade, for almost two decades
  • Jane’s daughter, Taylor Smith, took to social media to post a tribute to her mother
  •  ‘There’s no words. It’s so unreal. My mom was killed last night. We are told she didn’t suffer,’ Taylor wrote on Facebook 
  • ‘The Milwaukee Dancing Grannies are devastated by this terrible tragedy with of loss of life and injuries in the Waukesha Christmas parade,’ the group wrote
  • Online footage shows some of the dancing grannies just seconds before Brooks plowed through the crowd, as horrified pedestrians tried to save their lives 
  • The Dancing Grannies march approximately 25 parades every year and to join the group the only requisite is to be a grandmother

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