A teen boy who perished in the identical Louisiana plane crash as sports activities reporter Carley McCord died only one day before his 16th birthday, based on a new report.
Michael “Walker” Vincent, 15, and his mother, 51-year-old Gretchen Vincent had been among the many 5 passengers killed on the doomed flight headed to the Peach Bowl in Atlanta Saturday morning to cheer on the Louisiana State College Tigers, The Advocate reported.
Michael was set to 16 Sunday, and his birthday cake was within the household’s fridge, based on the report.
His father, Chris Vincent, who was not on board the flight, introduced the cake to a household good friend’s residence Sunday to have a good time the day in his reminiscence, the outlet reported.
Classmates from the Ascension Episcopal Faculty joined his family members, singing “Blissful Birthday” and presenting Chris with a poster board of handwritten reminiscences.
“I really like and miss you a lot. I grew up with you my entire life, and I can’t neglect one second we had collectively,” pal Cole Simon wrote, based on the outlet.
The teenager’s father, who’s president of tech firm International Knowledge Programs, additionally misplaced two colleagues within the deadly crash.
Robert Vaughn Crisp II, 59, served because the vice chairman of operations and was killed together with the plane’s pilot, Ian E. Biggs, a 51-year-old plane supervisor for the corporate, based on LinkedIn.
McCord, whose father-in-law was LSU coach Steven Ensminger, was invited on the plane by Gretchen Vincent, Sports activities Illustrated reported.
The reason for the crash continues to be underneath investigation.