Former NFL player Keion Carpenter, died on Thursday after he suffered from an injury while on vacation with his family in Florida.
The 39-year-old was most known for playing on both the Buffalo Bills, and the Atlanta Falcons.
According to the Baltimore Sun, he collapsed and remained in a coma for 24 hours before being pronounced dead at the Jackson South Community Hospital.
According to his cousin he had an accident while playing with his son. She said, “They were running to the car when (Carpenter) slipped, fell, hit his head and slipped into a coma. It was just a freak accident.”
News about him being hospitalized started to spread late on Wednesday.
His family later released a statement which read, “It is with regret that we as a family announce that at 6:47 am Keion Eric Carpenter was pronounced dead, at Jackson South Community Hospital in Miami, Florida. Keion collapsed while on a family vacation and remained in a coma for 24 hours. Keion(‘s) remains will be flown back to Baltimore for burial.”
He also did amazing work through his Carpenter House charity in Maryland, which is used to help families from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Keion Carpenter leaves behind his wife Tonia Carpenter, and four children.
From Baltimoore sun.
*JESUS!..RIP Mr Carpenter.