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High school football coach killed in crash

Calvin Hampton
Calvin Hampton(Southeast Lauderdale High School)
Updated: Oct. 21, 2020 at 3:21 PM CDT
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LAUDERDALE CO., Miss. (WLBT) - Southeast Lauderdale High School is mourning the loss of head football coach Calvin Hampton.

Hampton was killed in a crash on Highway 19 on Wednesday afternoon, WTOK reports.

An 18-wheeler collided with Hampton’s vehicle near 1 p.m. near the intersection of Long Creek Road.

The school expressed its condolences on Facebook:

To our Tiger Family: It is with great sadness that we pass along the news of the loss of Coach Calvin Hampton. Coach...

Posted by Southeast Lauderdale High School on Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Meridian Public School District issued this statement:

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