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Axtell, TX (May 9, 2020) — Students, friends, and family are mourning the loss of an Axtell High School baseball coach after a single-vehicle crash on Thursday night. The accident occurred in Huckabay, Texas after the coach was visiting friends.

The Axtell Independent School District announced the passing of 31-year-old Cameron Bankston on their Facebook page. Axtell ISD Superintendent J.R. Proctor said that Bankston “came to Axtell just a single year ago, and had already made an unmistakable impact on our school.”

Bankston was also a former teacher and head baseball coach at Hamilton High School from 2015 to 2018. He was also a baseball player at Abilene Christian University and a player and coach for the Dallas Tigers Baseball Club.

Students of Bankston gathered on Saturday at the Axtell baseball field to talk about how their coach affected their lives.

Police have not released any information about the cause of the crash. 

Sources: Fox 44, Waco Tribune-Herald, KWTX

Contact an Experienced Houston Personal Injury Attorney Today

Unfortunately, auto accidents like this happen far too often in Texas. Police must investigate these crashes thoroughly to determine the cause and hold those responsible accountable.

At The Johns Law Firm, we understand how devastating these accidents are for the families and friends of the victims. 

If you sustain injuries or lose a loved one in an accident like this, please contact one of our Houston personal injury attorneys to set up a free consultation. We will fight to get you the compensation you deserve.

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