Former YSU playerdies after fall
Chad Vogt, 29, a former All-American quarterback at Slippery Rock University, passed away Friday morning at Hamot Medical Center in Erie, Pa.
He sustained head injuries Wednesday after falling from a ladder while painting a house as part of his summer job.
An Erie native, Vogt played at Youngstown State during the 1993 season and starred at Slippery Rock from 1994-96. He graduated in 1997.
Vogt earned All-American and team offensive MVP honors in 1995 after he set school passing records for single-season attempts (282), completions (167) and yardage (2,188) and threw for 19 touchdowns, third-best total in school history.
Vogt was a three-sport athlete at Harbor Creek High, also starring in basketball and baseball. For the past several years, he had been an assistant football coach at his alma mater as well as a teacher in the Corry Area School District.
Visitation will be held today from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the Dusckas Funeral Home in Erie. A memorial service will be held at the Lawrence Park United Methodist Church in Erie Sunday at 3 p.m.