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Legacy High’s Head Football Coach Returns After Bus Crash

BROOMFIELD, Colo. (CBS4) – Legacy High School’s head football coach resumed his role on Wednesday after a deadly bus crash left him seriously injured.

Wayne Voorhees was one of three Legacy High School football coaches that were seriously injured in the crash on Sept. 11.

Voorhees and Kyle Rider were released from the hospital a couple of days after the crash.

Wayne Voorhees (credit: Legacy High School)

Wayne Voorhees (credit: Legacy High School)

Coach Matt Kroupa remained in the hospital to recover from his injuries that included a broken hip, broken pelvis and a broken jaw.

Kyle Rider (credit: Facebook)

Kyle Rider (credit: Facebook)

Authorities continue to investigate the fatal school bus crash that occurred Sept. 11 at Denver International Airport.

Denver Police spokesman Doug Schepman told CBS4 that the bus inspection revealed no mechanical issues with the school bus. Investigators continue to await autopsy results from the driver.

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The school bus was full of coaches and athletes from Legacy High School’s football team.

Matt Kroupa (credit: Facebook)

Matt Kroupa (credit: Facebook)

The Legacy Varsity and JV football teams were leaving DIA on buses after returning from a game in California. Driver Kari Chopper somehow crashed into a concrete bridge in the passenger pick up area and was killed. Fifteen students were taken to the hospital.

(credit: Denver Police Department)

(credit: Denver Police Department)

LINK: Coach Matt Kroupa’s GoFundMe Page


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