Bothell resident Mikayla Sorenson was 15 years old when she and two other teens were killed in a collision in the early morning on July 26.
Landon Staley, 16, and Travin Nelson-Phongphiou, 16, both of Everett, also died in the collision.
Following the crash, Sorenson’s family issued a press release about her.
According to the release, Sorenson was a freshman at Henry M. Jackson High School in Mill Creek. Before that, she attended Woodside Elementary School and Heatherwood Middle School in Bothell and Mill Creek, respectively.
Sorenson loved dancing, singing, fashion, hair and makeup and traveling, the release states.
“Mikayla was a kind soul, loved by her family and friends and full of life,” the release reads. “Mikayla was smart, personable, and empathetic.”
Sorenson is described as adventurous and free-spirited. She cared deeply about her friends and family and loved her school and all of the people in her life.
In the release, Sorenson’s family thanked the teen’s friends and their families as well as the Jackson high community “for the outpouring of love and support during this tragic and difficult time.”
Sorenson is survived by her mother Michele Johnson, father Dan Sorenson, stepfather Marques Johnson, brothers Anthony Alfieri and Justin Thielman, her baby sister Mikenzie Sorenson and grandparents Brian and Karen Ericson and Richard and Jeanne Thielman.
“The family greatly appreciates your thoughts and prayers as they mourn the loss of their daughter and sister,” the release states.
Funeral arrangements will be announced when they have been determined. Messages of condolence can be sent to Purdy & Walters at Floral Hills Cemetery in Bothell.
A GoFundMe account to arrange Mikayla Sorenson’s funeral can be found at: https://www.gofundme.com/mikaylas-funeral-fund?lang=en-US.