WHEATON, Ailing. — The shock continues to be obvious at Wheaton School, the day after tragedy at a faculty monitor meet.
Ethan Roser, 19, was a member of the lads’s soccer staff working as a monitor volunteer when he was killed through the hammer throw occasion.
Buddies of Roser are turning to their religion in coping together with his sudden dying.
Kevin Lynch first met the freshman switch on the Christian, liberal arts school when Roser moved into the Fischer Dorm in January.
“He was all the time laughing. He was enjoyable to be round. He beloved evangelizing, telling individuals about Jesus. He was captivated with his religion, he was a passionate individual. He left a legacy right here, I do not doubt it,” Lynch stated.
On Sunday, the hammer throw space at Lawson Area is quiet and it is exhausting to inform a tragic accident occurred simply Saturday.
There are various divots on the sector from throws of a hammer, weighing at the very least sixteen kilos. However one marking outdoors the strains is the place Roser was stated to be hit within the head late Saturday afternoon.
Two sources inform WGN the blow was to the again of the top.
The scholar from Cincinnati was pronounced lifeless after being rushed to Good Samaritan in Downers Grove.
Wheaton School issued a press release expressing grief over the accident and requested for prayers for the Roser household and campus group.
“It is actually exhausting to consider that it occurred in any respect,” stated scholar Bethany Litteral. “You could have numerous questions. You need to ask why would one thing like this occur. However figuring out Ethan you already know that he had an everlasting hope in Christ, so I’ve completely little question that he’s rejoicing with Him now.”
It isn’t recognized but what Roser’s duties have been on the sector or how a lot coaching he had earlier than his volunteer duties.
College students held a candlelight vigil Saturday night time and one other is deliberate for Sunday night time.
Roser’s mother and father are stated to be touring to Wheaton School from Ohio.