Who was Kyle Ediger?
Kyle Ediger, a Hampton Public Schools teacher, died in a deadly train-car crash in York, Nebraska, on February 8, 2022. Kyle Ediger was more than a nine-year teacher and coach to the Hampton community. He was regarded as a member of the Hampton community. A brother. A friend.
(KLKN) – HAMPTON, Neb. – Kyle Ediger, a math teacher and boy’s basketball coach, was waiting for a train to pass at a railroad crossing on Tuesday night, shortly after his Hampton Hawks won a basketball game.
According to York County officials, a man identified as Joseph Stoltenberg, 43, hit Ediger’s car from behind with a stolen K-9 patrol vehicle, sending both vehicles onto a speeding train and killing both of them, as well as a K-9 dog named Nitro. To the residents of Hampton, Ediger was more than just a teacher and coach.