NFL Running Succor Dumb at 36
… Bike Rupture
8/18/2019 8:21 AM PT
8:37 AM PT — Cops tell the bike slammed right into a minivan. The oldsters within the van had been not injured and stayed on scene to work with investigators.
Cops tell the minivan caught fire — cops also tell breeze and unhappy visibility had been components within the fracture. Cops also tell the motive force of the minivan will most definitely not be charged with a crime.
Ex-NFL running aid Cedric Benson — the #4 total buy within the 2005 NFL Draft — changed into killed in a motorcycle fracture in Austin, Texas gradual Saturday evening. He changed into ideal 36.
Benson — who changed into a huge title on the University of Texas from 2001 to 2004 — changed into reportedly using his bike with a passenger when they obtained into an accident with every other automobile around 10 PM.
The passenger — who has not but been known — changed into also killed within the fracture. Two other adults had been injured. Officers are investigating the accident. Unclear what particularly precipitated the fracture.
Hours sooner than the fracture, Benson posted a photo of his bike on social media with the caption, “My Saturday evening.”
Benson changed into a good athlete — he racked up more than 5,500 yards at Texas and won the Doak Walker Award (high running aid within the nation) his senior year.
He signed a rookie take care of the Bears — 5 years, $35 mil — and changed into a key fragment of Chicago’s 2006 NFC Championship personnel.
Benson later played for the Cincinnati Bengals and Inexperienced Bay Packers sooner than retiring in 2012.
Benson had several off the field complications after his career — he changed into arrested for inebriated using in 2017 and 2018.
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