LOUISBURG, Kansas (AP) – School officials in Louisburg met with students this weekend after a senior at the school was killed in a vehicle accident.
Auston McLellan, a senior quarterback at Louisburg High School, died from injuries he sustained in the crash Saturday night. The Miami County Sheriff’s Office says McLellan, who was 17, died after the car he was in went off the roadway after passing another vehicle. The car he was in overturned and collided with a utility pole.
KCTV reports that school officials met with about 150 students at the high school Sunday morning to offer counseling.
McLellan’s classmates have also organized a candlelight vigil for Sunday night at the school’s football stadium.