Chisum ISD Accident – All of tonight’s football games — seventh, eighth, and junior varsity — have been postponed due to a car accident that occurred on the high school campus today and included a member of the junior varsity football team. A junior varsity player was involved in an accident at Panther stadium, and it was claimed that he had to be careflighted after the incident. Please keep the town of Paris Chisum and the football players in your prayers.
Chisum ISD released a statement regarding the tragic incident that happened today:
“Due to an accident that happened today on the high school campus involving a junior varsity player, all football games (7th, 8th, JV) have been canceled.
Junior high students are en route back to Chisum. Parents will be able to pick their students up at the Middle School and High School Field Houses. Counselors will be available on the High School campus for any students in need. Thank you for always supporting Chisum ISD.”
Related story: One died in single-vehicle crash in Paris
Tragedy struck Paris early Saturday morning as a single-vehicle accident claimed the life of a young man. Authorities from the Paris Police Department have reported that Juston Wilson, a 23-year-old resident of Powderly, lost his life in the tragic crash.
The incident unfolded when the Paris Police received an emergency call regarding a vehicle engulfed in flames in the 2800 block of North Main. Upon arriving at the scene, officers discovered a scene of devastation. The vehicle involved in the accident had caught fire, and the driver, Mr. Juston Wilson, had been forcefully ejected from the car due to the sheer impact of the collision.
The force of the crash was so severe that it destroyed an electrical junction box responsible for controlling traffic lights in the vicinity. The physical consequences of this accident were far-reaching, not only ending the life of a young man but also disrupting the normal functioning of traffic signals in the area. This heartbreaking incident has sent shockwaves through the community, leaving family, friends, and loved ones of Mr. Wilson in mourning.
The loss of a young life is always a tragic event, and it serves as a stark reminder of the importance of road safety and responsible driving. As the investigation into the circumstances of this accident continues, the Paris Police Department is committed to determining the factors that led to this unfortunate incident. Their efforts are aimed at providing closure to the grieving family and ensuring that such tragedies can be prevented in the future.
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