Rochester is in shock after hearing about the loss of 18-year-old Cyrus Bellephant.

On Friday, Cyrus died in a tragic car accident in Manteno, Illinois, south of Chicago.  Police say his car left the road, hit a pole, and ended up in water.  The investigation is ongoing.  Get more here.

His mother and friends remember Cyrus fondly.  Information on funeral can be found here.
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Friends remember Cyrus:

I am so sorry to hear about Cyrus's death. I will always remember coaching him in youth football and the excitement he had in being part of the team.The smile on his face when he converted his first PAT for 2 points is one of my best moments and memories as a coach. Cyrus truly had a heart of gold in a world that so desperately needs it. - John Sherwin