Family to donate organs of CCHS freshman after ATV crash

loganCHARLES CITY — A vigil begins at 8:30 p.m. tonight at the Sunset Pond at 507 Sunset Place in memory of Logan Luft, who was terminally injured in an ATV accident on July 4. He has been declared brain dead and his family is donating his organs to save other lives.

A boy who was beginning his high school career this fall has been declared brain dead after an ATV crash, according to an email sent out by the Charles City Community School District. His family is donating his organs to save others.

“Logan Luft, a student who was entering the 9th grade this fall, was involved in an ATV accident on Tuesday, July 4,” the email says. “His family shared this evening that Logan was declared clinically brain dead and will be kept on life support while his organ donation recipients are being chosen.”

Logan, 13, is the son of Charles City Police officer Leonard Luft and his wife Wendy. They are also parents to Landon, 12, and Lilly, 11.

The school district is offered counseling on Thursday to students.

“We know the Charles City community will join us in support and sympathy for the Luft family,” the school district email said.

Community members are mourning and praising Logan online.