Concord middle school teacher, coach dies in weekend crash

Students and staff in Concord are remembering a middle school teacher who died in a car accident over the weekend.

Concord Police confirmed that Kendall Bost died when he crashed into a tree on Harris Street on Saturday night.

Cabarrus County Schools confirmed with Channel 9 that Bost was a social studies teacher at Concord Middle School.

A parent said Monday that Bost helped students who were having a hard time with their classes.

“He worked so hard to help, especially the boys, to grow up to make good decisions and just be kind and generous people and we are really struggling with the loss,” said Meg Irvin, who has a son in the eighth grade.

He was a graduate of the Cabarrus education system and played sports at Concord High School.

Cabarrus County Schools released this statement regarding his death:

Cabarrus County Schools is saddened by the death of Concord Middle School staff member, Kendall Bost, over the weekend.

Cabarrus County Schools crisis counseling teams will be available at Concord Middle School throughout the day to support the social-emotional needs of our students and staff members. Out of respect for the family’s need for dignity and privacy during this difficult time, we can provide no additional information.

The Cabarrus County Schools’ community extends their heartfelt sympathy and prayers to Mr. Bost’s family and friends.

CPD said no one else was involved in the accident. The crash is under investigation.

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