NCTC Softball Player In Fair Condition, Family Releases Statement

Monday, September 29th 2014, 5:02 pm
By: News 9

Rachel Hitt, a North Central Texas College softball player, survived the quadruple fatal bus crash on Friday.

Hitt remains hospitalized at Norman Regional as of Monday. She is reportedly in fair condition.

Hitt's parents, Rodney and Lesa Hitt recently released the following statement:

"To the families of those who lost their loved ones, the NCTC players and coaching staff, words cannot express the heartache we feel for you. Our hearts are overwhelmed with grief and not being able to be with you during this time is difficult. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

We want to say “Thank You” to the first responders. Our family will be forever grateful for your actions and service. We would like to express our gratitude for the ICU staff at Norman Regional Hospital. Their level of compassion and professionalism is unsurpassed.

To our family and friends, your depth of love and support sustains us as we care for our daughter and begin the healing process."

The photo shows Hitt being visited by her friends and former softball teammates in the hospital. 

9/27/2014 Related Story: OHP Releases Identities Of Texas Students After Fatal Murray County Crash