Funeral details announced for Harrisburg teacher, coach

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By: Emily Hannemann, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

HARRISBURG - Funeral details for Harrisburg teacher and coach Brian Simpson have been announced. 

Simpson was killed in a crash on Thursday, when the school bus he was driving collided with a pickup truck driving on the wrong side of the road.

According to the Harrisburg R-VIII School District's Facebook page, Simpson’s funeral will be held at at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 3 at The Crossing Church in Columbia. The funeral will be open to the public. 

School will begin as scheduled at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, but students will be released at 11 a.m. to allow them to attend the funeral. 

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