Six Oxford, Miss., residents tragically died in a plane crash east of Tuscaloosa Regional Airport in Alabama on Sunday morning.
The six were coming back from a conference in Florida when the plane went down on Sunday Morning. Of the six passengers, four were dentists.
One of the passengers, Dr. Jason Farese was a pitcher at Vanderbilt, The Clarion-Ledger reports. Farese, along with his wife Dr. Lea Farese, Dr. Michael Perry, Kim Perry, Dr. Austin Poole and Angie Poole all died in the crash. All three couples were married with children.
Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze took to Twitter to speak for the city of Oxford following the horrible tragedy.
At a loss for words around the tragedy today. Our community will need to be strong for these children affected. Life is fragile. Love well!!
— Hugh Freeze (@CoachHughFreeze) August 14, 2016