Mississippi high school football head coach Calvin Hampton killed in highway accident

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Our condolences to the family of Southeast Lauderdale head football coach Calvin Hampton, who was killed in a truck crash on Wednesday. Hampton, who was in his second year as the Tigers’ head coach, passed away after his vehicle was struck by an 18-wheeler.

Prior to becoming the head coach at Southeast Lauderdale, Coach Hampton was the head coach at Meridian High.

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