Towers Visitation set for Friday 5 - 8 p.m.

STAR CITY - Visitation for Zach Towers, the high school football player who died following his 2012 head injury during a football game will be held Friday from 5 - 8 p.m. at the First Baptist Church.{} The funeral will also be held at the church on Saturday at 1 p.m.

Towers, who remained in a coma following the injury, had improved to the point he was able to go home and attended Star City football games last season.

His hometown rallied behind his recovery efforts with multiple gatherings in his honor and a website "Prayers for Zach Towers", that has thousands of followers.

Channel 7's Marine Glisovic will have more on the visitation coming up on Live at Five and Channel 7 News at Six.{}