Honor Wallace, a University Liggett School Alumna, passed away in an accident.
Honor Wallace, 19, an SMU (Southern Methodist University), died in a crash on Sunday, September 24, 2023 in Dallas, Texas. She was travelling with Cece Solberg when the accident happened. Wallace received fatal injuries and died, while Cece Solberg was injured but survived the accident.
What happened to Honor Wallace?
She was involved in an accident in Dallas, Texas, that claimed her life. According to the report by the Dallas Police Department, the crash happened in the 5100 block of Monticello Ave in Dallas, Texas. Wallace was driving the vehicle eastbound on Monticello Ave, with Solberg in the passenger seat, and had a green light at the intersection for the 4800 N Central Expressway service road.
As Wallace attempted to cross the intersection, one suspect, 27-year-old Lynlee Pollis, ran a red light traffic signal and slammed into the girls in the intersection. The collision happened just after 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 24.
All three involved in the accident were transferred to the local hospital. Wallace did not survive and passed away due to her injuries. Solberg was in stable condition, and Pollis sustained minor injuries from the accident.
According to the Dallas Polis Department, Pollis was charged with intoxication assault and intoxication manslaughter. He is currently being held at Dallas County jail under a $100,000 bond.
Who was Honor Wallace?
Wallace was a dedicated student at Southern Methodist University. She was a University Liggett School alumna. She graduated from ULS (University Liggett School) in the class of 2022. While at ULS, she was part of ‘The Game’s Afoot’ editing team. Honor was a gifted writer. She was celebrated by the School in their SeniorSpotlight campaign. She participated in a Q&A session. Honor was asked about her plans post the ULS, to which she replied she would attend Southern Methodist University, which she did.
In another question, she replied that the trip to NYC in her sophomore year was her favourite experience at the School, and she wanted the community to know that she enjoyed spending the past four years at the School.
After ULS, she attended Southern Methodist University. She had a bright future ahead of her. Honor was a hardworking and dedicated student and an even better human being. Honor was an intelligent young woman who was actively involved in several activities on campus. She was a Technical Assistant, helped with costumes, and was ecstatic to be part of the production. She was part of the SMU Writing Center and was a part of the SMU yearbook committee. Honor also helped other students with their writing, classes, and personal challenges.
Honor touched many lives with her warmth, positivity, and kindness. We shall never see her like that again. May she rest in peace.