The aunt and uncle of San Francisco 49ers tight endDelanie Walker were killed in a car accident Monday shortly after 5:30 a.m. CT, hours after the 49ers lost to the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans, Louisiana State Police confirmed Wednesday.
Walker’s agent, Vincent Taylor said Alice, 42, andBryan Young, 54, were staying in a hotel in Baton Rouge and were driving there after spending time with Walker and family members after the game. Taylor said the Youngs had pulled over on the side of the highway for an unknown reason when their car was hit from behind.
Nechole Thomas, 26, of Houston was the driver that crashed into the Young’s car. The police report states she was traveling at a high rate of speed on I-10 west in St. Charles Parish on the right shoulder when the accident occurred. Both cars caught fire and, after the flames were extinguished, the Youngs were discovered in their vehicle and pronounced dead.
Thomas was arrested and charged with two counts of vehicular homicide, DWI and reckless operation. Authorities say preliminary toxicology results indicate Thomas tested over the legal blood-alcohol limit of .08%. Drug testing is still pending.
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