|Updated: 2/20/2012 5:39 pm
||Published: 2/20/2012 5:04 pm
BRYANT, AR - For coach Jason Hay, it’s hard to put into words how he'll remember Logan Parker.
"It's so surreal, you don’t think it can happen to a kid you watched grow up," Hay said.
According to State Police, Parker attempted to cross Interstate 630 just east of Chester on foot. He was struck by three vehicles.
Parker was a stand out athlete at Bryant, helping the Hornets win a conference title in 2007. Hay, who coached Parker since 8th grade says that’s pretty good for a kid born with a heart condition
"It was a miracle that he was even born, that he made it,” Hay said. “He was always having to get heart checkups. There were times when we didn't know he would be able to play."
While answers are hard to come by now, Hay remembers the young man he watched grow up.
"I think I'll remember him just as Logan, just walking in the field house with his helmet in his hand, smiling, ready to go to work," Hay said.