Army Defensive Back Brandon Jackson Killed In Car Accident
Army defensive back Brandon Jackson died on Sunday following an automobile accident. According to News 12, he “hit the guardrail” and “flipped over.”
RIP B Jack we love you pic.twitter.com/XGsuAQ7hHI
— Shaad (@RashaadBolton) September 12, 2016
Both the Academy and head coach Jeff Monken released statements Monday morning.
“Words cannot describe the grief that our team is feeling over the loss of our brother and friend, Brandon,” said Monken. “He was a beloved teammate and our hearts are with his family at this time of tragedy.” “We will honor his life as we mourn the untimely death of a young man who had a promising future as a leader in service to our nation.” said Lt. Gen. Robert L. Caslen Jr., West Point superintendent, in a statement via the Times Herald-Record. “Brandon internalized our watch words, Duty, Honor, Country.”
The accident is still under investigation.
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