Written by Ashton Snyder on
 May 15, 2024

Obama Campaign Worker and Wife Die in California Crash

A tragic head-on collision in Fallbrook, California, has claimed the lives of Peggy Moore and Hope Wood.

Fox News reported that former Obama campaign worker Peggy Moore and her wife Hope Wood were killed in a car crash on State Route 76.

Peggy Moore, 60, and Hope Wood, 48, died on Friday night in a devastating accident that stunned the community. The crash, 55 miles north of San Diego, involved Moore and Wood's Jeep pickup truck colliding head-on with a Chrysler sedan.

The collision was fatal for all involved, causing the deaths of Moore, Wood, and the driver of the Chrysler sedan. The impact of the crash was severe, leading to blunt force trauma and torso trauma that ultimately claimed Wood's life.

Community Leader and Activist Remembered

The accident also involved a minor sideswipe with a silver Toyota Camry, which resulted in no serious injuries. Peggy Moore was well-known for her work on former President Obama's 2008 presidential campaign and her advisory role to former Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf.

In 2019, Moore and Wood co-founded the political consulting firm Hope Action Change. The couple was also deeply involved in advocating for same-sex causes, campaigning against a state ballot proposition aimed at invalidating same-sex marriages.

U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee expressed deep sorrow at the loss. "I’m heartbroken to hear of the tragic loss of Peggy Moore and Hope Wood," she said. "Peggy was a friend, an activist, and one of the best organizers I knew."

Broad Impact and Legacy of Activism

Lee emphasized the lasting impact of Moore and Wood's efforts, stating, "Both Peggy and Hope made an impact on our community, on our city, on our state, and on our nation that will be felt for generations to come."

Rusty Hicks, chair of the California Democratic Party, also paid tribute to Moore's dedication and talent, describing her as an "incredible political talent & member of Team CADEM." He highlighted her commitment to organizing and justice every single day.

Hicks offered condolences to Moore's family and friends, saying, "Our thoughts are with her family & the many friends who loved her. Rest In Power, Peggy."

Devastating Loss in Southern California

The tragic loss of Peggy Moore and Hope Wood has left a significant void in the community of activists and advocates for justice and equality in California and beyond. Their contributions will be remembered and cherished by many.

Authorities have yet to release the identity of the driver of the Chrysler sedan involved in the head-on collision as investigations continue into the circumstances leading up to the accident.

In conclusion, Peggy Moore and Hope Wood, beloved figures within the political and activist communities, were killed in a head-on collision on State Route 76 in Fallbrook, California. Their impactful lives and contributions to same-sex advocacy and political consulting will be remembered for years to come.

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