Longtime Jackson basketball coach Omhar Carter passes away

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — Longtime Jackson basketball coach Omhar Carter passed away after a short battle with cancer. He was 45 years old.

Dozens came out in April to honor Carter with a drive-by parade and teams across the metro held a benefit for Carter in October at the MBA.

Carter, the longtime coach of his AAU basketball team MBA Hoops, helped develop hundreds of athletes across the metro area.

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