Georgia’s Devin Willock, Bulldogs staffer dead in crash

Georgia’s Devin Willock, Bulldogs staffer dead in crash

Lower than every week after Georgia gained the nationwide championship in dominant trend, tragedy has struck the elite soccer program. 

Offensive lineman Devin Willock and workers member Chandler LeCroy died in a automobile crash, the college introduced in an announcement. Two different unnamed members of the workforce had been additionally concerned within the accident are in steady situation. 

The crash got here after Willock and teammates celebrated their historic 65-7 win over TCU with a parade on Saturday in Athens, Ga.

Devin Willock died on the scene of a automobile crash on Sunday morning in an incident that claimed the raise of a Georgia staffer and injured two different members for the soccer program.Getty Photos

Devin WillockUGA Athletics

“The complete Georgia household is devastated by the tragic lack of soccer student-athlete Devin Willock and soccer workers member Chandler LeCroy,” the assertion learn. “Two different members of the soccer program had been injured within the accident. They’re each in steady situation, and we’ll proceed to watch their standing with medical personnel.

“Devin and Chandler had been two particular individuals who meant a lot to the College of Georgia, our soccer program and our athletic division.  We ask that everybody hold their households in your prayers throughout this very troublesome time.

“The UGA Athletic Affiliation will work with our medical workforce in addition to our psychological well being and efficiency personnel to verify we’re offering one of the best assist doable for our workers and student-athletes who’re processing this grief. We are able to present no additional remark at the moment however ask that everybody proceed to maintain these concerned in your prayers.”

Georgia Bulldogs offensive lineman Devin Willock (77) lifts up huge receiver Ladd McConkey (84) after he scored a landing in opposition to the TCU Horned Frogs.USA TODAY Sports activities

Willock posted video to his Instagram Story by which he and Bulldogs teammates celebrated their win with a parade.Devin Willock

The accident occurred at 2:45 a.m. Sunday morning, in line with a police report. The 20-year-old Willock died on the scene whereas the 24-year-old LeCroy later handed away at an area hospital. Willock was a Milford, N.J. native who appeared in 15 video games for Georgia and made two begins. He was a redshirt sophomore. 

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