Last weekend, 16 year old Branden Denis from Gorham was tragically killed in a car accident on Route 302 in Bridgton. 35 year old Eric Morey of Portland was also killed Brandon was a junior at Gorham High School and a starting lineman on their football team. The students and residents of Gorham are now rallying together in honor of Branden.

Not long after the crash and the news was released, friends and family took to social media with a #RIPBranden and #GorhamFootballStrong campaign. You can join and follow those campaigns online now. https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/GorhamFootballStrong

Here is a story from our partners are WGME CBS 13. 

Branden's teammates are honoring him with a memorial displaying his jersey and helmet. In their next game against Fryeburg Academy, both teams plan to wear his number or initials on their helmets.

Principal Record said memorial services for Denis will be held at the high school on Friday.