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Former Crystal Springs Football Star Killed

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Crystal Springs, MS -

Kevin Monzon, 19, was killed in a single car crash Thursday night in Leflore County on Highway 82.

Monzon, a Mississippi Valley State football player, was driving with three other players when he lost control. The car hit a median and flipped over.

Three other players in the car were Kevin James, Joseph Hardnett, and Marcus Thompson.

Authorities say Monzon and Thompson were thrown out of the car.

Neither were wearing seatbelts. They believe speeding was a factor.

Thompson is in the ICU at UMC.

The two other players had minor injuries.

Monzon was also a kicker and punter at Crystal Springs High School.

He graduated third in his class in 2011.

He also played soccer and ran track.

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