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What Is The Connection Between Demaryius Thomas 2019 Car Accident And His Death?

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The sudden demise of an American professional football player “Demaryius Thomas”, a wide receiver has left family, friends, and fans in great grief. The turn of events in a single night has left people in wide shock with the Denver Broncos and NFL. 

Cause Of Death

Demaryius Thomas, found dead on a Thursday night of December 9, 2021, in his home estate in Roswell, Georgia. He was 33 years old. Roswell city officials have so far determined that he died from an undisclosed medical issue. However, currently, there is no evidence to suggest that this medical issue is related to the 2019 car crash as the investigation is still ongoing.

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Demaryius Thomas Car Accident In 2019

The former super bowl champion was driving on February 16, 2019, when his car crashed. Demaryius Thomas was in a single-vehicle car accident. His car rolled over several times while he was driving in downtown Denver. Police reached the site around 12:20 a.m. when they found that he had lost control of the car. He was driving at 70 MPH in a 30 MPH zone, causing it to roll. Also, flip several times before landing in a grassy area.


In 2019, February Thomas was arrested and charged with vehicular assault. He got imposed with one-year probation, 50 hours of community service in addition to fines and restitution.

NFL History Of Thomas

Thomas got drafted by the Denver Broncos in the first round in the 2010 NFL Draft. He was the first wide receiver to get selected at that time. On October 30, 2018, the Broncos traded Thomas to the Houston Texans in the 2019 NFL Draft. 

In 2019, on April 16, Thomas signed a one-year contract with the New England Patriots. On September 10, 2019, He got traded to the New York Jets in the 2021 NFL Draft.

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Heartfelt Tribute On Twitter

Following his death, the Denver Broncos posted a touching statement on Twitter that we are devastated and completely heartbroken. He added that it was due to the sudden and tragic passing of Demaryius Thomas. Further, he said, Thomas was loved and looked upon by our entire organization, his teammates, and coaches, and fans.

“Demaryius’ humility, warmth, kindness, and infectious smile will always be remembered by those who knew him and loved him,” they added.

The NFL also paid tribute to the wide receiver by writing on Twitter: “The NFL family mourns the tragic loss of Demaryius Thomas and extends our deepest condolences to his family and loved ones.”

Our thoughts and prayers are with his friends and family, he was one of the biggest legends that the sport has ever seen and is always going to be missed, may his soul rest in peace. be missed, may his soul rest in peace. 


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