It's a life, gone way too soon. Koby Draper's classmates are remembering him as a loving peer, and friend.
"His personality was just perfect, amazing, energetic, always so kind," said Kyle Garza, Liberty Hill High School 9th grader.
Fifteen-year old 9th- grader Koby and his younger sister, 10-year-old Kirsten were killed Wednesday in a car crash near Liberty Hill. Police say their mother, Crystal was driving when a truck rear-ended the car they were in with their two brothers. Forty-five-year-old John Alvarado was arrested and charged with intoxication manslaughter and driving without a license.
"I have no kind words, I just hope that he knows that, it does hurt other people," said Kayla Davis, Liberty Hills High School 9th grader.
Koby's close friend Kayla Davis and peers as well as the Draper's grandparents held a balloon release at Liberty Hill High school Saturday, keeping the spirit of Koby and Kirsten alive, and those in the hospital, in mind.
"We're all taking it really hard, we all knew them and family worked with them. Just being here with Kayla, being able to make her smile and her laugh it just means a lot," said Dominique Munsinger, Liberty Hills High School 9th grader.
Friends have set up a Go Fund Me account to help with funeral and medical expenses.
Luigi's Restaurant owner Genc Krasniqi says, he couldn't sit back and watch without chipping in. Sunday, he is calling on the community to help even more.
"We're going to do a fundraiser. We're going to donate 50 percent of the sales on that day to the family.
God has a plan. I know we cannot undue what happened, I believe what we could do it, we could lighten the burden," said Krasniqi.
Although the emotional burden could linger for years to come, the drapers have a community who is banding together to support them.
"The donations are going really well, but I think most importantly it's the prayer, and that's probably what they need the most right now," said Munsinger.
So far, donors have raised over 60 thousand dollars.
If you wish to help the family visit their page at http://www.gofundme.com/sq69n4m