Tripp Johnson was preparing to make his first communion this spring at Prince of Peace Church in Edgewood.
So were the Macomber siblings — Savannah and Rylee, both 12, and Robert, 9. They were in class with the 7-year-old boy, who was killed March 11 in a 12-car crash on Route 24 in Bel Air.
The Macombers and their parents, Tim Macomber and Melissa Bowlen-Macomber, attended a prayer vigil for their friend Tripp Tuesday night at the church.
“He was a really special friend to me,” said Robert, a second-grader at Deerfield Edgewood School who misses his friend a lot, after the vigil. “He knew what I liked.”
His older sisters are still sad, but a little less each...