A Notre Dame junior, Declan Sullivan, was killed on Wednesday when a video tower was blown over by strong winds.
Sullivan, 20, was rushed to a South Bend hospital but died from his injuries.
The football team and coaches were said to be in a deep state of shock after the incident .
Sullivan had been videotaping the practice at the time.
According to the Notre Dame Observer, he was taping the football practice from a hydraulic scissor lift.
There were winds of 51 miles per hour at the time according to one report.
Sullivan was originally from Long Grove, Illinois., was a journalist and contributor to the campus paper.
He also worked in the school's video department.
Log in with your social accounts:
Or, log in with your IrishCentral account:
Don't have an account yet? Register now !
Join IrishCentral with your social accounts:
Already have an account ? Log in
Or, sign up for an IrishCentral account below:
Make sure we gathered the correct information from you
You already have an account on IrishCentral! Please confirm you're the owner.
Our new policy requires our users to save a first and last name. Please update your account: