The community is invited to come together to support and pray for Brooke Dawkins, a UCF student in critical condition after being hit by a truck last weekend.

530d0150ab28b90031bfa960 A friend of the family told us that a prayer vigil for Dawkins will be held Friday evening at Blessed Trinity Church, located at 4545 Anderson Rd from 7-8 p.m. Anyone interested in attending is encouraged.

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Dawkins was involved in an accident on Feb. 23 when she walked out into the path of a Toyota Pickup truck driven by 35-year-old Reginald Smith from Geneva, according to officials.

Dawkins, a sister of the Kappa Delta sorority, captured the attention of students and the community who have come together to offer her support during this time.

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“We have been so grateful and overwhelmed by all of the flowers being sent to Brooke!!! Our home smells like a florist and we are taking pictures of them to show Brooke when she awakes,” Laura Dawkins posted on a support page.

Brooke remains at the Orlando Regional Medical Center and was in surgery at the last update on her support page.