If we believe in God's sovereignty, the answer has to be "yes." But that can be as hard to accept as being asked to eat nails for breakfast. Sometimes, however, in His mercy, God allows us a glimpse into the answer behind the "why."
The impact “laid the bike down” meaning there was no way to keep it upright. The bike fell on top of Emily, but she slid a few feet from it. Tim took the brunt of the hit. They were both sent to Grand Strand hospital. I got the call at 2:05pm from Emily (Conner and I were at the condo) and the medic told me to get to the hospital right away.
7/30/12 NEWS UPDATE: In another email, Christy shared the following: