Former NFL star dead after car crash in Rogers County

Officials say former NFL star, Dennis Byrd, was killed and two minors were injured in a crash Saturday in Oklahoma.



A 17-year-old male driving a 2000 Ford Explorer struck a 2004 Hummer H2. The teen driver was taken to the hospital with injuries to his head, arms and legs.



Byrd was driving the hummer and pronounced dead at the scene.



A 12-year-old passenger of Byrd's vehicle was also taken to the hospital with multiple injuries.



Byrd played for the New York Jets from 1989-1992. Prior to playing in the NFL, he played for the University of Tulsa. 



The crash is still under investigation.


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