- Devin Willock, an offensive lineman for Georgia, and Chandler LeCroy, a member of the recruiting team, tragically lost their lives in a car crash.
- Devin Willock passed away at the scene, while LeCroy, the driver of the car, succumbed to injuries after being transported to a nearby hospital by ambulance.
- According to the Athens-Clarke County Police, authorities responded to a single-vehicle accident in the 900 block of Barnett Shoals Road at 2:45 a.m. ET.
- Police reported that a 26-year-old female passenger and 21-year-old McClendon both sustained minor injuries. The investigation is still ongoing.
Chandler LeCroy Obituary details have not been released to the public yet.
According to a statement from the UGA Athletic Association, football player Devin Willock and staff member Chandler LeCroy of the University of Georgia lost their lives in a car accident early on Sunday, just hours after their team celebrated its national championship with a victory parade and celebration.
Devin Willock, an offensive lineman for Georgia, and Chandler LeCroy, a member of the recruiting team, were tragically killed in a car accident.
Two other individuals were injured in the collision, but officials stated that their conditions are stable. The names of the injured parties were not disclosed.
Devin Willock passed away at the scene, while LeCroy, the driver of the car, succumbed to injuries after being transported to a nearby hospital by ambulance.
After the news broke, Georgia football staff members, Willock and LeCroy’s teammates, and co-workers expressed their condolences on social media.
The tragic deaths of football student-athlete Devin Willock and football staff member Chandler LeCroy have left the entire Georgia family in mourning. The University of Georgia, our football program, and our athletic department all cherished Devin and Chandler as remarkable individuals. We kindly request that everyone remember their families in their prayers at this extremely trying time.’
Josh Brooks, the athletics director at Georgia.
Who was Chandler LeCroy?
According to her LinkedIn page, LeCroy, 24, has worked for Georgia sports for three years as an assistant learning specialist since January 2020 and a football recruiting analyst since May 2021.
She graduated from Stephens County High School in Toccoa, Georgia, in 2016 and Georgia in 2021.
LeCroy completed her education at Stephens County High School in Toccoa as a leader.
She was also a Double Dawg, earning her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Georgia in sports management and policy.