Deon Lendore, a former Texas A&M athlete and three-time Olympic star who represented Trinidad and Tobago, has died. He was 29 years old.
The athlete died at the College Center, Texas, died Tuesday after colliding with a car before colliding head-on with another vehicle heading in the opposite direction.
“Texas DPS troops responded to a three-vehicle collision on FM 485. The 2015 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan, driven by Deon Christopher Lendore, 29, of College Station, Texas, was heading west on FM 485. Texas confirmed. for PEOPLE.
“According to investigating officers, Volkswagen crossed the central zone and slipped a vehicle heading east,” the statement continued.
“Volkswagen continued to roll west and slide down the middle lane again and collide head-on with Infiniti.”
The Infiniti SUV was driven by a 65-year-old woman from Conroe, Texas. He was rushed to hospital with “disability injuries”.
Lendore was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the car that had previously slipped around had no injuries and the investigation into the crash is still “ongoing and clear,” the statement said.