“I saw a long black ponytail as she was falling,” Frutos told The Washington Post.“Afterwards, I kept picturing her falling over and over and over again in my mind.” Frutos is far from the only person who will have trouble forgetting Izabel Laxamana’s hair.“To put this in perspective, these are two tragic and separate incidents,” said city spokeswoman Janice Schroeder on Wednesday.“We move thousands of people over thousands of kilometres every single day.” It’s unclear why 2016 saw two fatal collisions.“In a school with so many people its weird to say ‘i feel alone’ but the truth is that you really do feel alone.” Still, a local blog directly blamed the shaming video for Laxamana’s suicide.And on a Facebook page called “Justice for Izabel,” commenters called for the father to be prosecuted or publicly shamed himself.Jackson is the fourth Edmonton Transit driver to be charged after fatally hitting a pedestrian in the city since 2006.Two of those collisions occurred in the last three months.
“The night after it happened, I had a dream that she lived and that I actually went and saw her in the hospital,” Frutos said. I had a dream that I pretty much helped her get out of that suicidal mind-set.
The video is just the latest in a growing trend of “shaming” videos, in which angry parents around the country seek to discipline disobedient children by filming their humiliation.
The videos are then uploaded to websites like You Tube or Facebook where the child’s friends can watch.
“I’m never going to forget about this little girl,” Frutos said.
“But I need to move on with my family and not be stuck on it.” Feel like you need some help and want someone to speak with?