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Cascade High School assistant football coach among 2 killed in Danville crash

The collision happened around 5:30 p.m. Monday on Cartersburg Road.

DANVILLE, Ind. — Danville police confirm two people were killed in a crash late Monday afternoon.

The collision happened around 5:30 p.m. on Cartersburg Road around Hendricks County Road 200 South.

The Hendricks County coroner identified the two victims as 23-year-old Bryce Thomas King and 26-year-old Abigail Scheibelhut. King was an assistant football coach at Cascade High School.

In a Facebook post, the team said he had been coaching with them for a year and that he "left a tremendous impact on our program and players." The team also said all players will be made aware of arrangements once those details are finalized.

With heavy hearts, we are sad to announce that Bryce King, one of our assistant coaches at Cascade Hs passed away...

Posted by Cascade Cadets Football on Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Mill Creek Community Schools Superintendent Jim Diagostino sent a statement to 13News Tuesday, saying as always, the community is supporting anyone who needs it.

"On behalf of the entire Mill Creek Community School Corporation, our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Bryce King. We are saddened by the sudden loss. Bryce recently served our school community as an assistant football coach at Cascade High School. We will have counselors available for our students and staff during this difficult time. Our community will, once again, support each other!"

Cartersburg Road was closed for several hours while accident reconstructionists investigated the crash. Police said two cars were involved in the crash, and Scheibelhut and King were in the same vehicle.

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