Last Updated on October 13, 2023, 6:26 am
Jack Swamba, an MSU student and Detroit Catholic Central High School alumnus died in a motorcycle accident.
Jack Swamba, a Michigan State University student and former Detroit Catholic Central High School student, died in a fatal motorcycle accident on Wednesday, October 11, 2023, in East Lansing, Michigan. His sudden, unexpected death has left the community shocked and family and friends grieving.
What happened to Jack Swamba?
According to the reports, Jack Swamba died in an East Lansing, Michigan, motorcycle accident. The accident happened at the Abbot Road and Lake Lansing Road intersection at about 8:43 p.m.
Jack Swamba was travelling southbound on his motorcycle on Abbot Road when it collided with a motor vehicle heading northbound on Abbot Road and was about to turn to the left on Lake Road. He was pronounced dead at the scene. It is not yet determined whether speeding was the cause of the accident.
An investigation is underway by the East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) to learn more about the circumstances which led to the accident.
Who was Jack Swamba?
Jack Swamba was born on April 25, 2004. He was a resident of Livonia, Michigan. He graduated from Detroit Catholic High School in 2022 and was a Detroit Central Hockey team member. He served as assistant captain for the 2021-2022 State Championship team. After high school graduation, he earned The Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) scholarship. This college scholarship covers college expenses in return for the student’s military training during college and service after graduation. Jack joined Michigan State University on the Army ROTC scholarship.
He was a promising young man loved by all who had the privilege to know him. He was only 19 years old. He was committed to serving his community and his country. His commitment to serving his nation was evident in his enrolment in the Army ROTC scholarship. At such a young age, he had an immense sense of duty and service toward his motherland.
His peers describe him as a kind and generous individual who always had a smile on his face. His untimely death stole away an invaluable individual from humanity. The nation suffered a significant loss with his untimely demise. He was an upstanding citizen of society. All those who knew him will deeply feel his absence.
Obituary and Funeral
His family will release his obituary and provide the details of his funeral when they are ready. They are currently healing from their inconsolable loss. All are requested to respect their mourning and allow them to mourn with dignity and grace.
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