Lincoln University Football Player Dies in Car Accident

Posted: Nov 25, 2013 11:32 AM by Lowell Thomas, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
Updated: Nov 25, 2013 12:44 PM

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WARRENSBURG - A Lincoln University football player died in a car accident Saturday morning in Warrensburg.

Joe Jackson-Parks, 18, was a freshmen offensive lineman for the Blue Tigers.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, Jackson-Parks was a passenger in the vehicle when the driver, Saul E. Solis, 22, crested a hill and lost control. The car hit a tree and the collision killed both Jackson-Parks and Solis at the scene. A third passenger, Monique Y. Hardy, 22, suffered serious injuries and was taken by helicopter to Research Medical Center in Kansas City.

A memorial service will be held at Lincoln University in Jason Gymnasium on Dec. 2 at 10:00 a.m.

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