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Former Obama Campaign Worker and Her Wife Killed in Car Crash

The drivers of both vehicles were also killed in the wreck.

Former Obama Campaign Worker and Her Wife Killed in Car Crash

A former Obama campaign worker and her wife were killed in a car crash in California last week.

Peggy Moore, 60, and Hope Wood, 48, were passengers in a Jeep truck that crashed into a Chrysler sedan on Friday at approximately 11:15 p.m.

The driver of the Jeep, a 60-year-old man, and the driver of the sedan were also killed in the wreck.

The drivers have not been publicly identified.

Another passenger in the Jeep survived the crash.

The New York Post reports:

Moore and Wood, who lived in the Bay Area, met while campaigning for Barack Obama in 2008, the report added.

In 2019, they founded Hope Action Change, a consultancy and coaching firm with an emphasis on diversity and equity.

Rep. Barbara Lee posted a memorial for the couple on X, the platform formerly known as Twitter.

"I’m heartbroken to hear of the tragic loss of Peggy Moore and Hope wood," Lee wrote. "Peggy was a friend, an activist, and one of the best organizers I knew. Her passion and fight for justice and equality is what brought her and Hope together."

Lee continued, "Together they organized, changed hearts and minds, and helped to create a world where who you love doesn’t limit your freedoms. Both Peggy and Hope made an impact on our community, on our city, on our state, and on our nation that will be felt for generations to come."

The thread concluded, "I send heartfelt condolences to their family, friends, and extended network. May they be remembered, celebrated, and uplifted just as they did all of us."

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