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SEATTLE — Patriots managing again James White’s father, Tyrone, was killed in an car accident in South Florida Sunday, the Broward Sheriff’s Office confirmed to the World.
Tyrone White was a captain with the Miami-Dade Law enforcement Department. He was pronounced lifeless on the scene.
The Broward Sheriff’s workplace said in a assertion that two victims had been transported by means of air to the hospital just after the incident in Cooper Metropolis, southwest of Fort Lauderdale.
Reportedly, White’s mom, Lisa, was also in the auto and is in significant situation.
White was informed of the accident and was inactive for Sunday night’s game towards the Seahawks.
For the duration of NBC’s broadcast, sideline reporter Michelle Tafoya stated Patriots proprietor Robert Kraft provided to fly White instantly to Miami, but White declined and elected to keep on being in Seattle. In accordance to Tafoya, White did not report to CenturyLink Industry for Sunday’s game. He designs to vacation again to Massachusetts with the staff.
A Patriots captain and a single of the most well-liked players on the workforce, White is a single of the best getting backs in the league.
Offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels and assistant coach Troy Brown huddled with functioning backs Sony Michel, Rex Burkhead, and J.J. Taylor in what appeared to be a extremely psychological second.
Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson had a information of help for White before the sport, tweeting, “Praying for you bro.”
On the initially series of Sunday night’s sport, Devin McCourty returned an interception for a touchdown, ran to a digital camera in conclusion zone and stated, “2-8, we enjoy you bro!”
It is been a tragic week for the Patriots loved ones, with the dying of mentor Invoice Belichick’s mother, Jeannette, final Monday and Belichick’s longtime girlfriend, Linda Holliday, getting rid of her father, times later.
Nicole Yang of the Globe staff members contributed to this report.
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