A brand new report surrounding the deadly automotive crash that took the lives of Georgia Bulldogs soccer participant Devin Willock and staffer Chandler LeCroy exhibits footage taken exterior a strip membership early morning on Jan. 15 that provides some context to the tragic incident.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution acquired footage that exhibits a number of Georgia gamers, together with Bulldogs staffers, leaving Toppers International Showbar round 2:30 a.m., quarter-hour earlier than the deadly automotive crash.
The crash additionally concerned Warren McClendon, a teammate of Willock’s, and recruiting workers member Tory Bowles, who had been seen leaving with them half-hour after the membership had closed.
Video exhibits that the gamers and workers members had been touring via an intersection round 2:40 a.m.
Police responded to a crash web site at 2:45 a.m., about 2.5 miles away from Toppers. LeCroy was the one working the black 2021 Ford Expedition, which hit a curb on the passenger’s facet whereas driving over the velocity restrict and crashed into two energy poles and a parked automotive.
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Willock was pronounced useless on the scene whereas LeCroy died from her accidents at Piedmont Regional Hospital. McClendon and Bowles had been additionally transported to the hospital.
A toxicology report on LeCroy is presently within the course of.
Attorney Roy T. Willey IV, who represents the household of Willock, spoke to reporters exterior the Athens-Clarke County Courthouse this previous week, and launched an announcement on their behalf.
“As there are not any phrases that may be discovered to explain the grief that we’re experiencing with our loss, the assist of all those who have stated form phrases and shared loving reminiscences of Devin has helped us throughout this time,” the assertion started.
“What we wish everybody to know is that Devin was greater than only a soccer participant. He was a trusted pal, a supportive and loving brother, a devoted pupil and an exquisite son. Devin’s infectious character and loving smile is one which nobody who met or noticed him will ever overlook. He was a younger man that was not solely pushed by soccer. He was pushed by his love of others and his want to satisfy his future.”
This crash got here simply hours after Georgia celebrated back-to-back nationwide championships following their beat down of TCU.
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Head coach Kirby Smart posted two separate photographs of Willock and LeCroy late final Sunday.
“Miss you already. Thinking of you tonight, Devin,” he wrote in a single tweet.
“Gone far too quickly. Chandler, I’ll all the time bear in mind you in your form coronary heart,” he added within the different.
Fox News’ Ryan Gaydos contributed to this report.