FULTON, MS (WCBI Sports/ICC Athletics) - Zack Carpenter (Belmont, MS), a freshman on the Itawamba Community College baseball team, has died after being involved in a car accident.
ICC baseball head coach Rick Collier informed the team of Carpenter’s passing early Saturday morning.
“We are deeply sadden in the news of the passing of Zack Carpenter,” said ICC Athletic Director Carrie Ball-Williamson. “We appreciate all the kind words and ask that everyone continue to remember Zack’s family, friends, teammates, and coaches in their prayers during this time.”
“It’s heartbreaking,” said an emotional Collier. “Zack was one of those guys that was well-liked by his teammates and everyone he came across on campus. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Zack’s family and friends.”
The Itawamba Community College athletic department sends its prayers and thoughts to Carpenter’s family and friends during this difficult time.
Funeral arrangements have not been set by the family at this time.