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SUPPORT AVAILABLE FOR MONROE CITY STUDENTS AND STAFF FOLLOWING DEATH OF ASSISTANT COACH JAMAR WHITE

Support is available for Monroe City students and faculty members as the grieving process continues after the death of a Monroe City assistant football and girls basketball coach in an accident in Marion County Saturday night. 42-year-old Jamar White was killed in the accident, his wife was seriously injured, and another passenger suffered moderate injuries. Monroe City Superintendent Dr. Tracy Bottoms…



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This is a tough time for the school district and the area.



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Bottoms shares a memory of Jamar from when they first met.



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Funeral arrangements are pending with Garner Funeral Home.

According to the Highway Patrol, White was driving on Highway 61 two miles south of Palmyra. When he changed lanes, his pickup went off the left side of the southbound lanes and overturned. It ejected two passengers and landed on its top. White was pronounced dead at the scene. His wife, 35-year-old Michelle White of Palmyra was seriously injured, and 43-year-old Carrie Haskins of Palmyra had moderate injuries. They were taken to Hannibal.

We have the complete interview with Monroe City Supeintendent Dr. Tracy Bottoms below.


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