Indiana State University football players were going up to 90mph before fatal crash; Christian Eubanks, Caleb VanHooser killed

Indiana State University football players were going up to 90mph before fatal crash; Christian Eubanks, Caleb VanHooser killed

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (TOC) — Indiana State College college students have been driving as quick as 90 miles per hour earlier than the crash that killed three of them, together with two freshman soccer gamers, a survivor instructed police.

Waukegan native Christian Eubanks was one of many college students who died.

In line with the crash report, a Wheaton teenager who is without doubt one of the two college students who survived the crash, instructed police the automobile they have been in was going as quick as 90 miles per hour simply earlier than the wreck.

{The teenager} additionally instructed police that they had simply left a celebration the place “everybody had been consuming.”

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Investigators stated the roads have been coated in water on the time due to rain and storms within the space, and there had been heavy rain as properly.

Sheriff’s deputies stated the automobile left the freeway in Riley, crashed right into a tree and have become engulfed in flames.

Each crash survivors are in critical situation.

Eubanks was a former Warren Township Excessive Faculty pupil and freshman linebacker for Indiana State.

“He was simply essentially the most wonderful younger man I’ve ever met,” stated Rhonda Eubanks, the sufferer’s mom. “He did not notice how clever he was. He was so humble and honest.”

“A life lower brief that had a lot potential. He had a lot nonetheless going for him, a lot life to stay,” stated Bryan McNulty, Warren Township Excessive Faculty’s soccer coach. “He performed two years within the COVID season. Then, he performed final yr for us. Extraordinarily sensible participant.”

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“Our Indiana State College group is mourning the lack of life and directing our heartfelt care to the households of these recovering from this tragedy,” stated Indiana State College President Deborah Curtis.

Eubanks was certainly one of three college students killed. One of many different victims was his fellow teammate, Caleb VanHooser.

“No query there might be half lacking. This can be a nice time for us to come back collectively as one Sycamore household,” stated Curt Mallory, Indiana State College head soccer coach.

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