Carthage community mourns loss of 2018 high school graduate

Carthage community mourns loss of 2018 high school graduate

CARTHAGE, TX (KLTV) - The Carthage community is mourning the loss of a recent Carthage High School graduate who died in a wreck.

Austin Gray, a Carthage Bulldog football player, died July 4 in Hallsville, Texas, according to an obituary.

The Carthage High School Athletics department released a statement on his death Thursday, "It is with enormous heavy hearts that we have to say goodbye to one of our own, Austin Gray. We extend prayers to Austin's family, friends, and the class of 2018."

Gray died in a crash on Highway 80 in Hallsville, according to a law enforcement official. KLTV has reached out to the Texas Department of Public Safety for more information.

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