Seven people were killed early Tuesday when their small plane crashed leaving the NCAA men’s basketball tournament in Indianapolis.
The victims include Illinois State University associate men’s basketball coach Torrey Ward and the university’s deputy athletic director Aaron Leetch.
The plane went down two miles from the airport in Bloomington, Illinois.
The president of Illinois State University said the community is moving between shock and profound sadness.
There’s currently no word on what may have caused the crash.