TEHACHAPI, Calif. - Tehachapi High School baseball coach Chris Olofson in critical condition Tuesday night after being hit by a foul ball on the third base side, according to Highland High School Athletic Director Steve Matney.
Olofson was taken to Kern Medical Center and they have confirmed he is in critical condition.
"It hit him real hard everybody knew right way it was serious," said Erik Rush, who witnessed the accident. "Everyone knows him and everybody cares about him a lot he's been teaching at the high school for a long time coaching baseball for a long time. A lot of people have check on him to see how he is doing."
Tehachapi High School was playing Highland High School in a Division III playoff game.
Family, friends and players could be seen going in and out of the hospital Tuesday night, showing support for the coach.
Turnto23.com will have updates on his condition as they are released.
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