Death – Obituaries : (MARKET NEWS) – Friends and families are mourning the death of Zachary Winston, the brother of Michigan State basketball star Cassius Winston who was killed after being hit by a train late Saturday in Albion.
According to the Albion Chief of Public Safety, Winston stepped in front of the train as it approached a pedestrian crosswalk.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media by the Albion College
As a community, our hearts are broken today as we share the news of the passing of one of our students, Zachary Winston. Zach was a finance major, a student in the Gerstacker Institute for Business and Management, and member of the Albion College men’s basketball team. Beyond that, he was an extremely charismatic young man with an infectious smile.
Zach was a recognized leader who was well known across every facet of our campus, He was a fantastic student with a world of potential before him. He was deeply loved and will be deeply missed.
Albion men’s basketball coach Jody May and Athletic Director Matt Arend reflect on the impact Zach had on the Albion community and Albion College.
His brother Cassius Winston also pained a sorrowful and heartfelt tribute to him on social media.
Cassius Winston’s IG tribute to his younger brother Zachary, who passed away Saturday night. pic.twitter.com/QK77RlGIGT
— Ballislife.com (@Ballislife) November 11, 2019
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
Cookie and I are praying for MSU basketball player Cassius Winston, his parents, and his family following the death of his brother Zachary Winston. RIP 🙏🏾
— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) November 11, 2019
— Hope Mens Basketball (@Hope_Basketball) November 10, 2019