DOSWELL, Va. | A University of Richmond women’s basketball assistant coach and team staff member were the passengers aboard a hot air balloon that drifted into a power line, burst into flames and crashed in Virginia.
University administrators said in a news release that associate head coach Ginny Doyle and director of basketball operations Natalie Lewis were two of the three people aboard the balloon that crashed Friday night. Investigators say the remains of two people were found about a mile apart in dense woods, and the search continued for the third body.
“Words cannot begin to express our sorrow,” Keith Gill, the school’s athletic director, said in a news release. “We are all stunned by the tragic news. Our thoughts and prayers go