Three dead in crash Sunday in crash involving Indiana State Football Players 


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TERRE HAUTE – Three people are dead including two Indiana State University football players after their vehicle left the roadway early Sunday morning.

According to the Vigo County Sheriff Department, it happened around 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning when the vehicle left the road and struck a tree in Riley.

By the time officials arrived the car was on fire.

The Sheriff’s Department identified those killed on the scene Monday as Christian Eubanks, 18, of Waukegan, Illinois, Jayden Musili, 19, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, and and Caleb VanHooser, 19, of Liberty Township, Ohio.

Also in the vehicle at the time of the crash  included Omarian Dixon, 20, of Lafayette, Indiana, and John Moore, 19, of Wheaton, Illinois.  

Both were labeled in serious condition Monday.

Eubanks, VanHooser, Dixon and Moore all members of Indiana State University football team. The team starts the 2022 season in just 11 days.

No further information has been released including who was driving the vehicle at the time of the crash.  An investigation is currently ongoing.


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