Tributes to Shell continued to pour in across social media Thursday and Friday. DOWNEY (CBSLA) Students at Warren High School in Downey are in mourning Monday after a devastating weekend crash killed a football player, and injured two of his teammates. Georgia offensive lineman Devin Willock and football staff member Chandler LeCroy were killed in a single-car crash Sunday morning, the school has announced. Manningsaid he first heard about the accident atpractice on Monday. A group of students stopped to light a candle in front of a sign that said, "Rest Easy Angel" over an apparent nickname for Jaylon Connish, who was identified by authorities as the teen killed in the Saturday night crash off the 5 Freeway. This station is part of Cox Media Group Television. "I cried and I cried. He helped raised money in 1988 for an 11-year-old girl who was in a coma after an automobile accident in Brooksville. Speak to others with kindness, seek to understand, comfort those in need, and tell those you care about how you feel - repeatedly. Zakary Santos Baraza Martinez, who played football with Jaylon, said they were close friends when he started playing football at Warren High School. It is with a heavy heart that we come to you to say that heaven gained another precious angel. "We needed to gather together to share the sorrow together because there is strength in that," Waddy said. After JU, Shell played arena football and later, for four teams in the Canadian Football League before returning to Jacksonville and segueing into teaching and coaching. A community is mourning the loss of a 16-year-old football player who died after a car accident earlier this month. Were hurting, which is one thing, but were so proud of the love being shown and by the young kids.. Four people were killed and another The vigil was organized by Germantown Senior Class President Jayden Manning, who played football with Tyrese and had known him since they were in the sixth grade. St. Frances Academy junior Lamar Patterson, a standout wide receiver and cornerback on the schools top-ranked football team, died in a car crash on his way to school Wednesday morning, the schools principal, Dr. Curtis Turner, confirmed. They held onto every word and he was so special. According to Anne Arundel County police, officers responded at 9:10 a.m. to the area of Maple Road West and Camp Meade Road in Linthicum for a crash involving a Maryland Transit Administration light rail train. A Washington Union High football player died Thursday evening in a crash with a big rig in Fresno County, according to California Highway Patrol. I was in shock," he said. Never miss a story sign up for PEOPLE's free weekly newsletter to get the biggest news of the week delivered to your inbox every Friday. Known for his flamboyance, Brown symbolized the outlaw image of the Eagles during Buddy Ryans tenure. A community is mourning the loss of a 16-year-old football player who died after a car accident earlier this month. He was warm and caring. A native of Kissimmee, Florida, who transferred to St. Frances in 2019, the 17-year-old Patterson was rated a three-star prospect for the 2023 class by Rivals.com, which showed he had scholarship offers from 21 schools, including Penn State, Michigan, Arizona State, Mississippi, Tennessee and West Virginia. 0:00 0:15 MONTVALE Cyrenius "Cy" Menard, an 18-year-old former Saint Joseph Regional High School football player known for lighting up a room with his smile, Thats the kind of person he is.. Nationally, the Panthers finished No. "Hes smiling down right now because he loves that attention, and all these people,classmates, friendsand family that came from far and near, that would have just made him just feel like he was on top of the world.". He had 547 tackles and 29 sacks in his six-year pro career. In the spring of 1990, Brown pulled a trucker from the cab of an overturned vehicle and then, on a night off from training camp, was at his New Jersey home when he saved a neighboring family by alerting them to a house fire. The California Highway Patrol said officers found a 2010 Nissan Altima overturned off the southbound 5 Freeway, north of the 605 Freeway. St. Frances football went 8-1 during the fall season to finish No. Im just thankful having him here in our community because he helped fellas, said Thomas. Not only could he coach and teach it, but he could still do it, Foy said. Former Ribault head coach Lin Shell during warm-ups before a football game against Raines at Ribault High School in Jacksonville, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. Minnesota High School standout football player Tyler Stone was killed in a car accident. Warren High School student Jaylon Connish, 17, was identified by school officials as one of the victims in a fatal car accident that took place on Saturday night. Following the crash, Connish was mourned by many members of his school community. According to About 30 minutes earlier, linebacker Marvin JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Editors note: After initially saying Shell had died from COVID-19, his family reached out to News4Jax to say that he only tested positive for the virus. Brown was a finalist for the Outland Trophy, which goes to the nations top college lineman, in 1986. Coach Chris Gilbert announced on Twitter that Edward Jackson died after he was in a car accident Monday afternoon. Foy said Shell would get the very best out of every kid every day. The train entered the roadway as the gates were in the process of lowering, police said. Smith's obituary describes him as a "loving son" to his mother who loved sports, especially football and basketball. More:One dead in Route 3 crash that closed all westbound lanes in East Rutherford, "I think everyone that would meet him or be around him could see how genuine and caring he could be,"said Marangi, who confirmed that Menard died in a car accident Friday. Column: 15 minutes of fame flies by. First published on March 7, 2022 / 4:00 PM. Shell disarmed a woman who had retrieved a gun from her car and attempted to return to the school gym where the fight was going on. ", Zook's obituary says: "Tyler enjoyed spending time with his teammates both on and off the field. ", RELATED VIDEO: Teen Volleyball Player Dies, 3 Families Injured in 'Tragic' Crash While Traveling to Texas Tournament. GoFundMe pages have been started for the families of both Smith and Zook. "Y'all, look, this is a sad day," Loving said. "There's a bunch of folks in Brandon that would have never thought that guy would have dropped dead on the football field," Loving said. Many of the people were dressed in the gold and scarlet colorsof Germantown and were joinedby dozens of mourners wearing the blue and orange of crosstown rival Madison Central, whose community also lost a student and football player in the crash, 15-year-old Armond Littleton. Police have confirmed the teen had been an occupant of the vehicle. Coach Kevin Pearson told NBC Los Angeles that Connish was "definitely at the top of the list" among the "amazing young men" he'd taught in almost three decades. Jaylon died at the hospital. Students at the school said Jaylon was known for his big smile and abundance of energy. Zook's obituary says Smith was his "best friend." Petty reportedly played football, and baseball and was on the wrestling team. Funeral set for high school football player killed in car crash Shell spent the 2019 season as the interim head coach at Ribault, moving into that head coaching role after the abrupt removal of Kelvin Smith. He was healthy. "Our prayers are with our two students who are currently fighting and, as a Downey Unified family, we will rally around them and their families to support them during this extremely challenging time.". Police said there were no passengers on the light rail train other than the conductor, who was uninjured. A preliminary investigation determined that there were three people inside the car at the time an 18-year-old driver and two passengers, one of whom succumbed to his injuries at a local hospital. pic.twitter.com/IjuzAly2cC. Jerome Brown, star defensive lineman for the Philadelphia Eagles, was killed Thursday "He had an infectious smile that naturally attracted people to him. A preliminary investigation determined the Nissan veered to the right at about 10:50 p.m. and hit a raised asphalt curb, sending it off the roadway and into a metal light pole. It hasnt quite sunken in yet.. June 26, 1992 12 AM PT. 1 Dead, 5 Injured After Stolen Car Driver Slams Into Building and Causes Collapse, Tenn. High School Class President Is Killed in Car While Returning Home from Basketball Game, 1-Year-Old Boy Dies After 'Family Friend' Allegedly Steals His Mother's Car with Him Inside and Crashes, D.C., Govt. Family and friends of 16-year-old Javier Dodson wrote on GoFundMe that on Feb. 11th, he was involved in a car accident on Canongate Road in Palmetto. No charges have been filed at this point. "Jaylon and myself were just discussing him coming out here this past Thursday for a visit before reporting after graduation," Junior Tanuvasa, a defensive coordinator for the school's football team, wrote on Facebook. . He was a personable young man. Brown recorded 150 tackles and nine sacks last year. St. Frances administrators did not provide any further comment Wednesday afternoon. They can lean on us.". Long Live LP, Panthers running back Terron Kellman wrote in announcing his decision to commit to Northern Illinois on National Signing Day. They did not elaborate on the cause of his death. The two were teammates on the football team at Conestoga Valley Senior High School in Lancaster. This football team is obviously devastated because of this loss, Kotite said. "God's glory can come out of this. He was 26. He certainly touched me. We now ask that you continue to pray for Brandy and the familys comfort and guidance as they navigate this next chapter.. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, spending time with family, and being at the beach.". Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. We try to reflect back on them. 2023 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. Lin Shell, a former star football player at Jacksonville University and an assistant coach at Jackson High School, died on Thursday after a battle with COVID-19. Lin Shell, a former star football player at Jacksonville University and an assistant coach at Jackson High School, died on Thursday after a battle with COVID-19. Two years ago, he stood in defiance with others in the black community at a Ku Klux Klan rally in his hometown. Alan Loving, student and families pastor at First Baptist Madison, said his daughter ran track with Armond Littleton, the other student who died in the Monday crash. LYNCHBURG, Tenn. (WSMV) - A person is facing charges after a Moore County High School student died in a crash on Saturday morning, according to officials. His sudden passing stunned friends, coaches and players across the area, and across the country. ", Johnathan Pettus said Tyrese was his "right hand man.". He wound them (the Eagles) up on game day. 9/22/2022 11:00 According to authorities, only the driver was wearing a seatbelt at the time. Thats what carries us through.. Outside of football, Shell garnered quite a bit of attention for his actions during a fight at school in 2018 at Ribault. Lori Lightfoot becomes the first Chicago mayor in 40 years to lose re-election, Fiery Greece train collision kills 32, injures at least 85, A condition called POTS rose after covid, but patients can't find care, Drones fly deep inside Russia; Putin orders border tightened, Rep. Lauren Boebert Gets Absolutely Schooled By Jamie Raskin Using Trump's Own Words, 20-year-old teacher's assistant dies in car crash, Road Closed After Car Crashed Into Power Pole, Ben Kweller Reveals His 16-Year-Old Son Was Killed, Man to be cleared of murder 73 years after convictions, Sanford community mourns loss of 2 children who died in dirt bike crash. Four ways the Dodgers can fill the hole in their lineup. The high school football coach shared that officials at Western New Mexico University, where Connish had just accepted a football scholarship, were "devastated" to hear of the student's death. At vigil, people remember two high school football players killed in car crash. Im completely devastated and lost, Dodsons mother wrote in an update on the GoFundMe page. ATHENS, Georgia -- Georgia football player Devin Willock and a recruiting staff member were killed in a car wreck in Athens early Sunday morning, the university confirmed in a statement. THP said the 20-year-old driver was injured and has charges pending. The two schoolcommunities that are often rivals onsportsfields and courts find themselves united in mourning over the deaths of twostudent athletes just days before the beginning of the school year. 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He was dedicated to his family and will be remembered for his countless selfless acts. "We've been cool all of our life," Merritt said of Littleton, adding that they would regularly spend the night at each other's houses. "Tyrese had so much more of his life to live," Griffin said. He had worked out with the team earlier in the day. Family and friends said Dodson was a Northgate High School student and a football team member. [DOWNLOAD: Free WSB-TV News app for alerts as news breaks]. He became known for his participation on the 1971 Virginia State Champion football T. C. Williams High School team and their portrayal in the Disney film Remember the Titans.He was the nephew of Howie Baltimore Sun staff contributed to this article. Click here to take a moment and familiarize yourself with our Community Guidelines. The crash occurred around 10:45 p.m. on Interstate 5, according to a California Highway Patrol news release obtained by PEOPLE. The driver, identified by the CHP as Dajon Hancox, was taken to St. Francis Medical Center, along with his two passengers. Wanted to thank everyone for coming out last night. A candlelight service was held Sunday at Henry Seldon Field to celebrate Dodsons life. All rights reserved. Senior Isaiah Petty, 17, died in a crash Saturday morning in front of Moore County 2022 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. 2023 USA TODAY, a division of Gannett Satellite Information Network, LLC. Family and friends of 16-year-old Javier Dodson The Trojans went 4-5 in Shells lone season there and played in the 50th Northwest Classic against Raines in a game televised live on WJXT Channel 4. Shell stopped her, grabbed her arm and led her out of the gym before he summoned a school resource officer. Menard graduated from Saint Joseph last spring and then enrolled for a semesterat St. Thomas More School in Connecticut. At this point you dont give a damn about football. Copyright 2021 by WJXT News4Jax - All rights reserved. [DOWNLOAD: Free WSB-TV News app for alerts as news breaks]. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Stephanie Davis, a freshman on the Jacksonville University womens soccer team, My heart is hurting so bad. The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) reported the crash happened on Saturday around 4:10 a.m. at 1502 Lynchburg Highway and Highway 55. Xavier McClain, a 16-year-old at Linden High School, died after he suffered a serious injury during a game on September 9. The chief said further details on the accident would not be released until today. At vigil, people remember two high school football players killed in car crash. I dont know what to do. There was no way in the world you could be in his presence and you would never feel unhappy or down, you would always feel better because he made you feel better, Foy said. Who can help student-athletes cash in? Javier was given his wings, the fundraiser said. Later, at 1:54 a.m., police were called to a shooting about a mile-and-a-half away from the crash scene, where they found a 17-year-old boy, since identified as Tyler Zook, dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Raleigh High School football player Isaiah Strickland died in a car accident Wednesday morning, according to Lions coach Ryan Higdon. Members of the WNMU football community also took to social media to mourn his passing. The car then rolled over "several times" down an embankment. "He was one of the most hard-working people I met, in the weight room, on the field, in the class," Zakary said. A community is mourning the loss of a 16-year-old football player who died after a car accident earlier this month. Some of those impacted by Littletonwere Kyce Merritt and Jordan McCullough, who played football with him at Madison Central and they attended the vigil together. Shell was known for his big energy off and on the field. 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