Two Legacy HS coaches released from hospital

9NEWS @ 9. 9/13/2016

KUSA - Two of the three coaches seriously injured in a school bus wreck over the weekend have been released from the hospital.

According to the Adams 12 Five Star Schools website, Legacy High School coaches Wayne Voorhees and Kyle Rider were discharged on Tuesday.

Coach Matt Kroupa remains hospitalized.

"While they continue in their recovery, they are unable to accept calls or visitors, and we politely ask that you respect the privacy of the coaches and their families," a statement on the Adams website read.

The coaches were injured in a bus wreck at Denver International Airport on Sunday evening. The driver, Kari Chopper, died after the bus went off the road. Fifteen students were injured in the crash. They have all since been released from the hospital.

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On Tuesday afternoon, it was announced that the Legacy varsity football homecoming game would be played as scheduled.

Coach Matt Craddock will serve as the interim head coach during Friday’s game. He is currently Legacy’s defensive coordinator.

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The game is scheduled for 7 p.m. at North Stadium.

The following funds have been set up to help the Chopper family and the coaches:

The Chopper Family:

Legacy Coaches:

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