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

News 12 Staff

Oct 16, 2016, 6:58 AM

Updated 2,747 days ago

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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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