Friends honor Lee’s Summit teen by adopting stretch of road where he spent his last moments

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LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. -- Last April, a Lee's Summit West High School junior's vehicle went out of control and crashed into a field; he later died. His friends described him as someone they'll never forget, and now the street where he spent his last moments will forever be remembered for Caleb Gotway.

The only thing you can hear on Hook Road on a warm summer afternoon is the occasional passing car and a strong breeze, but what you see on this quiet stretch is Caleb Gotway, even if you never knew him.

"People who don't know will drive by and they'll learn a little bit," said his friend, Mason Jones.

His friend, Mason Jones, adopted the stretch of street in honor of Caleb Gotway's memory.

"A place where everybody can remember him, and it'll help them heal," he said.

On Saturday friends, family, and anyone who wants to honor Caleb is invited to help clean this part of Hook Road, a street named for Caleb now, and a place to remember his life.

To find out more about the Adopt-a-Street for Caleb, CLICK HERE.

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