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Quitman Football Team Tackles Tragedy

By: WCTV
By: WCTV

Brooks County High School in Quitman, Georgia is starting off this football season by tackling a tragedy.

Two months ago, three football players were killed in a car accident. JiCarre Watkins, Shawn Waters and Johnie Parker died when Watkins’ SUV hit a tree.

Waters’ brother, De’Vron Whitfield was also in the crash, he survived.
Coach Maurice Freeman kept the three-players’ jerseys, reminding the team they have more to play for.

Whitfield has returned to play for the Trojans. He will wear his brother’s number, 32, this season.


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