ROCKLIN (CBS13) – Family and friends are remembering a former Whitney High School student and football player who was killed in a motorcycle accident over the weekend.

Christian Daniels, 18, died Saturday night after crashing his motorcycle on Highway 193 near Newcastle.

Several hundred gathered at Whitney High School for a candlelight vigil to honor the standout athlete giving some comfort to Christian’s grieving family.

“The outpouring of the families here, how close we are. His teammates are his brothers. His classmates are his brothers. There is so many people that he touched that I don’t even know,” said Christian’s father Chris Daniels.

christian daniels Football Standout At Rocklins Whitney High School Remembered

Christian Daniels (via Facebook)

Christian’s friends have also created a Facebook page to remember him calling it “Christian Daniels Our Angel.” The page is filled with tributes and pictures of Christian taken throughout his life.

Daniels just graduated in June. He was head to Sacramento State in the fall.


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