Mayo Student Dies in Tragic Car Accident
Rochester is in shock after hearing about the loss of 18-year-old Cyrus Bellephant.
On Friday, Cyrus died in a tragic car accident in Manteno, Illinois, south of Chicago. Police say his car left the road, hit a pole, and ended up in water. The investigation is ongoing. Get more here.
His mother and friends remember Cyrus fondly. Information on funeral can be found here.
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Friends remember Cyrus:
I am so sorry to hear about Cyrus's death. I will always remember coaching him in youth football and the excitement he had in being part of the team.The smile on his face when he converted his first PAT for 2 points is one of my best moments and memories as a coach. Cyrus truly had a heart of gold in a world that so desperately needs it. - John Sherwin