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Harrisburg mourns death of teacher, coach

A Harrisburg teacher and coach has died in a crash. Brian Simpson was 37 years old.

The Highway Patrol says a pickup crossed the center line of Route F near Highway 63 and the Highway 22 overpass at about 2:30 p.m. Thursday and hit the school bus Simpson was driving head-on. Four of the cross country runners on the bus had to go to the hospital by ambulance, two with serious injuries (16-year-old Zoe Carr and 13-year-old Katie Starbuck). The pickup driver, 26-year-old Brandon Brill of Clark, was flown to the hospital for his serious injuries.

The Harrisburg School District canceled classes Friday. The varsity football game with Fayette set for Friday night was also called off.

(This story was last updated at 5:55 a.m. Friday.)

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