Saturday, October 15, 2016

Dennis Byrd, R. I. P.

NY Daily News: Former Jets defensive lineman Dennis Byrd was killed in a car crash Saturday on a state highway north of Claremore, Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol confirmed. He was 50.  

Hat tip to Jeff Meyerson.

2 comments:

Jeffrey Meyerson said...

That's an awful story. He had an inspiring comeback from being paralyzed and ended up being killed by a 17 year old driver.

RIP

Deb said...

It would be a sad end for anyone, but add in the fact that he recovered from paralysis and it just increases the tragic factor exponentially.