Father of New England Patriots RB James White, Florida police officer dies in car crash


SEATTLE (AP/NBC) — The father of New England Patriots’ running back James White has been killed in a car crash in Florida.

The Broward County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that Miami-Dade Police Department Captain Tyrone White died at the scene of the crash in Cooper City, Florida, around 1 p.m. Sunday.

The Miami-Dade Police Department Director says Tyrone White’s wife, Lisa, is hospitalized.

Authorities did not provide additional details about the condition of the second person who was transported to a hospital after the crash.

James White was inactive for Sunday’s game against Seattle following the crash.


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