ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Two college students from the St. Louis area are dead, after an early Saturday morning crash this weekend in Mississippi.
Two other students from the St. Louis were also injured.
Three of the students graduated from CBC, the other student graduated from St. Mary's in south St. Louis.
The students, who died, were 20-year-old Christopher Grimaud, and 18-year-old Kevin Eagan.
They were students at the University of Mississippi.
It was 4:45 am in the morning, Saturday, when Mississippi first responders were called to a one car crash in Oxford, Mississippi.
The injured students are Arthur Lueking and James Connors, are both CBC alums. They both played tennis for CBC.
James Connors is the nephew of tennis legend Jimmy Connors.
We do not know the conditions of those young men.
Authorities in Mississippi say it appears the car the four were in flipped at least one time.
We have contacted officials from both CBC and St. Mary's.
CBC released the following statement:
The entire CBC family mourns the loss of our brother, Kevin Eagan, a graduate of the class of 2013.
Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with the Eagan family, as well as the Grimaud family and the St. Mary's high school community, during this painful and difficult time.
We continue to pray for the healthy recovery of graduates James Connors '13 and Arthur Lueking '11. We offer our love and support to the families and friends of all involved in this tragic incident. Live Jesus in our hearts. Forever."