Students say goodbye to Irvin Coach, Arcadio 'Archie' Duran
EL PASO, Tx. —
The El Paso Independent School District is hosting a memorial service in honor of Coach Arcadio "Archie" Duran this evening at Irvin High School.
Duran died from his injuries this past weekend when an E.P.I.S.D charter bus was on its way back from Lubbock when it collided with a truck that drove into the wrong lane.
A gofundme account was set up to help with funeral expenses for Duran.
As of Wenesday morning over $7,000 had been raised toward the goal of $10,000.
The memorial starts at 5 p.m. and will be held at Irvin High School's Memorial Stadium.
The school is located on Roanoke and Sanders in Northeast El Paso.
Visitation for the coach will be Thursday at Kaster-Maxon and Futrell funeral home.
Mass will be held at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church on Friday at 2 p.m.
The community is welcome to attend Coach Duran's memorial and funeral.