UPDATE: BROKEN BOW, Neb. — Hundreds of people gathered around the town square for a 10 a.m. prayer vigil in response to the accident that killed three people Friday, including two Broken Bow boys basketball coaches.
Pastor Larry DeMoss of Broken Bow Berean Church led the service, which included a reading of the names of the injured and deceased, prayer for all involved and scripture reading.
Broken Bow High School released some information on the injured students.
Hunter Campbell was flown from the Broken Bow hospital to Kearney for treatment and released early this morning. He suffered cuts and bruises and was checked for a possible neck injury.
Austin Reynolds remains in the hospital in Kearney with a broken leg and broken elbow.
Marcus Miller was treated and released from the hospital in Kearney.
Lane Albus and Grayson Minnick were treated and released from the Broken Bow hospital on Friday.
Details of the three other students involved in the accident were not being released. One was still believed to be in critical condition at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. * * * * *
ANSLEY, Neb. — Three people, including two basketball coaches, died in a crash Friday of a Broken Bow Public Schools van and a pickup.
The crash occurred just before 4 p.m. one mile west of Ansley on Highway 2, Nebraska State Patrol Capt. Jim Parish said.
Parish said the pickup, which was registered in Custer County, was eastbound on Highway 2 when it crossed the center line and hit the westbound 2009 Ford Econoline van head on.
Broken Bow boys basketball coaches Anthony Blum, 24, and Zane Harvey, 38, were killed in the crash, according to a press release from the Nebraska State Patrol. Harvey was the driver and Blum the front-seat passenger of the school van.
Albert Sherbeck, 70, of Ansley, was also killed. He was the driver of the pickup.
Eight members of the Broken Bow High School boys basketball team were transported to the hospital.
Broken Bow School Board member Dave Glendy confirmed the students were headed back to Broken Bow from a boys basketball camp in Kearney.
Blum was head coach and Harvey was assistant coach for the Broken Bow High School boys basketball team.
As of 6:20 p.m. Friday, Good Samaritan said it was caring for four patients involved in the accident. Two of the patients are in fair condition and two are in critical condition. A fifth patient was being transported to the hospital.
Two patients were treated at Jennie Melham Memorial Health Care Center in Broken Bow and released, CEO Mike Steckler said.
One patient was transported by helicopter to Grand Island and two were transported by helicopter to Kearney by Good Sam's AirCare and Midwest Air of North Platte, he said.
No patients were admitted to Jennie Melham, Steckler said.
One team member who was originally believed to be on the van was driven home by his parents.
Harvey received his degree in education from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1996 and was also a math teacher, head boys golf coach and assistant football coach at Broken Bow High School.
Blum attended University of Nebraska at Kearney and was serving his first season as head boys basketball coach. He was previously an assistant basketball coach at Lincoln High School.
The Nebraska State Patrol, the Custer County Sheriff's Office and rescue personnel from Ansley, Broken Bow, Mason City and Merna were involved at the scene. AirCare and a Good Samaritan ambulance were dispatched at about 3:51 p.m.
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