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Georgia Bulldog Football Player & Staff Member Killed

A Georgia Bulldog football player and staff member were killed in an auto accident on Sunday morning. According to 11alive.com, the Athens-Clarke County Police Department said 20-year-old Devin Willock died in a single-vehicle crash on Barnett Shoals Road around 2:45 a.m. Sunday.

According to the update from the television station, the driver, Chandler LeCroy, 24, was transported to the hospital where she also died as a result of her injuries. She was a member of the football staff.

The University of Georgia Athletic Association released the following statement:

“The entire Georgia family is devastated by the tragic loss of football student-athlete Devin Willock and football staff member Chandler LeCroy. Two other members of the football program were injured in the accident. They are both in stable condition, and we will continue to monitor their status with medical personnel.

“Devin and Chandler were two special people who meant so much to the University of Georgia, our football program and our athletic department. We ask that everyone keep their families in your prayers during this very difficult time.

“The UGA Athletic Association will work with our medical team as well as our mental health and performance personnel to make sure we are providing the best support possible for our staff and student-athletes who are processing this grief. We can provide no further comment at this time but ask that everyone continue to keep those involved in your prayers.”

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