Vikings rookie cornerback Khyri Jackson dies in tragic car accident

Vikings rookie cornerback Khyri Jackson dies in tragic car accident

Minnesota Vikings promising rookie cornerback, Khyri Jackson, died untimely in a horrific car accident on Saturday morning in Maryland. The tragic incident took place in Prince George’s County, involved three cars and unfortunately claimed the lives of three people, including Jackson.

The Vikings released an emotional statement offering their deepest condolences to Jackson’s family and expressing their shock at this devastating news. General manager Kwesi Adofo-Mensah recalled Jackson’s resilience and determination, highlighting his unwavering commitment to be the best he could be for himself and his loved ones.

Selected by the Vikings in the 2024 NFL Draft, Jackson enjoyed an extraordinary football journey during his college years at Alabama and Oregon. Oregon head coach Dan Lanning paid tribute to Jackson on social media as a great player and an even better person.

Jackson was set to play a key role in the upcoming training camp in Eagan, Minnesota, raising expectations of his potential and contribution to the team. Coach Kevin O’Connell expressed his deep sadness at Jackson’s passing and offered his condolences to his family, friends, and teammates during this difficult time.

Along with Jackson, this unfortunate accident also claimed the lives of two other young athletes, Isaiah Hazell and Anthony Litton Jr. The three had played football together in high school and won a memorable state championship at Dr. Henry A. Wise Junior High School in Maryland.

Preliminary investigations indicate that the accident occurred due to an attempt to change lanes at a high speed, resulting in a multi-vehicle collision. Authorities are also investigating whether alcohol played a role in the tragedy.

The passing of Khyree Jackson is a significant loss to the football world and all who knew him. His memory will live on through his indomitable spirit, the positivity he left behind on and off the field.

Priyanshi Rao

प्रियांशी राव पिछले 6 सालों से बिज़नेस और खेल जगत पर आर्टिकल लिखती है और इन्होने कई बड़े मीडिया हाउस में इन विषयों अपनी सेवाएं दी है। प्रीति ने अपनी स्नातक की पढाई के बाद से ही डिजिटल मीडिया में अपने कदम रखे और तब से लेकर अब तक लगातार इसी क्षेत्र में कार्य कर रही है। मौजूदा समय में सास इंडिया के लिए बिज़नेस और सरकारी योजनाओं से सम्बंधित आर्टिकल पब्लिश करती है।

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