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Terrence Clarke, basketball player, passes away in a car accident

Ebba Lindh, Staff reporter, The Pawprint

The basketball player Terrence Clarke, who last month was declared for the NBA 2021 draft after playing for Kentucky University, passed away at the age of 19 in a car accident in Los Angeles according to the athletics department.

The accident was on Thursday afternoon as his car collided with another that was going to make a left turn, according to a statement from the Los Angeles Police Department. The fire department was first on the scene and transported Terance to a local hospital, but he died from his injuries. 

His coach from Kentucky University said, “ A young person who we all love has just lost his life too soon, one with all of his dreams and hopes ahead of him”. The coach also mentioned that he was loved by all of his teammates. He was also a person who, “owned the room with his personality, smile, and joy”. The coach and his team were all in shock when they heard the news.

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