New England Patriots star David Patten dies in motorcycle crash at 47


Former NFL wide receiver, David Patten, who won three Super Bowl titles with the New England Patriots, has been killed in a motorcycle crash. He was 47.

The crash occured in his hometown of Columbia, South Carolina, on Thursday,  Sept 2, according to Richland County Coroner Naida Rutherford.

According to South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Nick Pye, a motorcycle driver — identified by the coroner as Patten — crossed the median, causing a crash involving two other cars. One of the cars’ drivers was also taken to a hospital with undisclosed injuries, while David lost his life.

The crash remains under investigation by the highway patrol and the coroner.

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