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Howard Payne University baseball team involved in rollover wreck, 2 players injured

EASTLAND COUNTY, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - Two Howard Payne University baseball players were hospitalized after a passenger van rollover wreck overnight. 

The single-vehicle wreck happened near the Eastland County/Brown County line around 2:15 a.m. 

Two staff members and 7 baseball players were involved in the rollover, according to a press release. They were on their way back to Brownwood from an out-of-town weekend series. 

"Though none sustained life-threatening injuries, two players were transported to Brownwood Regional Medical Center and several others received follow-up care," the press release reveals. 

“As saddened as we are about the accident, we are also deeply grateful that there has been no loss of life and that the preliminary prognosis is positive moving forward,” said Dr. Armes, interim president. “Truly, this is one of those times when our relationship with Christ encourages, strengthens and helps us to rest in and rely on Him.”

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