NFL Alum Hugh Douglas’ Son Hugh Killed in Georgia Car Crash

NFL Alum Hugh Douglas Son Hugh Killed In Georgia Car Crash
Courtesy of Hugh Douglas/Instagram

Former soccer participant Hugh Douglas’ son Hugh has died after a deadly automobile crash in Atlanta. He was 20.

Douglas, 52, mourned his late son through Instagram. The previous Tremendous Bowl champ posted an array of throwback photos of Hugh starting on Tuesday.

“Your father is the one man that’s really comfortable you’re higher than them. You made me so proud,” Douglas, who’s presently a radio host for 94.1 WIP in Philadelphia, wrote on Wednesday, September 6, alongside a childhood photograph of Hugh.

Hugh’s dying was initially introduced by Morehouse School, the place he was an undergraduate pupil, through Fb on Tuesday, September 5.

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“Morehouse mourns the lack of Hugh Douglas ’25 and Christion Recordsdata Jr. ’25, who had been concerned in a devastating automobile accident that resulted of their premature passing on Monday afternoon,” the social media assertion learn. “Hugh and Christion weren’t simply associates but additionally roommates throughout their sophomore 12 months, and their loss is deeply felt by all of us within the Morehouse household.”

In keeping with the obituary, Hugh was “an distinctive pupil who displayed immense dedication and promise” as he pursued a level in enterprise administration with a focus in finance. Hugh was additionally a member of the Morehouse Enterprise Affiliation, an AltFinance Fellow, and a Goldman Sachs Fellow in addition to an intern at Los Angeles’ Ares Administration Company this previous summer time.

Recordsdata, a fellow enterprise main, additionally 20, was Hugh’s good friend and roommate. He was the co-captain of the Morehouse monitor and subject staff and the media chair for the Junior Class Council.

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“Throughout these troublesome occasions, we should come collectively as a neighborhood to recollect and have a good time the lives of Hugh and Christion,” the Fb assertion concluded. “They depart a legacy of excellence, ardour, and dedication that may proceed to encourage us all. We lengthen our deepest condolences to the households and associates of Hugh and Christion. Our ideas and prayers are with them throughout this extremely difficult time.”

NFL Alum Hugh Douglas Son Hugh Killed In Georgia Car Crash
Courtesy of Hugh Douglas/Instagram

In keeping with a preliminary report from the Georgia State Patrol and obtained by the Philadelphia Inquirer, Hugh and Recordsdata had been “touring quick in a automobile whereas passing one other automobile.” Their automobile left the roadway, struck two utility poles and overturned. Hugh and Recordsdata had been each pronounced useless on the scene.

Hugh, for his half, is survived by father Douglas, 52 — a former defender for the Philadelphia Eagles — in addition to mom Simona Brown and his siblings. (Douglas, who additionally has two daughters from a earlier relationship, and Brown have since divorced.)