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EMCC football player dies in car accident

The EMCC football team mourns the death of a teammate

Posted: Nov 19, 2017 7:22 PM

KEMPER COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - East Mississippi Community College is mourning the death of a student and football player.

According to football coaches at EMCC, Tyone Clemons died in a car accident Friday night.

Clemons played defensive lineman for the EMCC football team. He wore jersey number 99.

The school's president released a statement saying Clemons will be deeply missed.

The football team is set to play in the junior college national championship on Decemeber 3.

WTVA is still working on gathering the details on the accident.

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