Peter Hobart Elementary School
St. Paul has agreed to pay $20,000 to a fourth-grade student injured in a landslide that killed two of his classmates in a city park last year. The incident happened on a class fieldtrip to the city’s Lilydale Regional Park in May 2013. Ten-year-old Mohamed Fofana and 9-year-old Haysem Sani died in the landslide.
Investigators say a rockslide that killed two children in a St. Paul park last spring was the result of natural causes, and the city could not have predicted it. Mayor Chris Coleman hired two independent investigators to examine the cause of the May incident at Lilydale Regional Park.
St. Paul has hired a law school dean to lead an investigation into last month’s landslide that killed two students on a field trip to a park. Mayor Chris Coleman on Friday announced the hiring of Donald M. Lewis.
In the wake of the gravel slide incident that rocked Peter Hobart Elementary School, many Minnesotans are looking for a way to help the students and their families, including parents of classmates. One of those parents also happens to own a cheesecake shop, with plenty of room for donations.
Gov. Mark Dayton addressed the students, faculty, staff and community members at a St. Louis Park elementary school on Friday morning after two students there died while on a field trip in Lilydale. Mohamed Fofana and Haysem Sani were killed on Wednesday.