The aunt and uncle of San Francisco 49ers tight end Delanie Walker were killed in a car accident Monday morning shortly after 5:30 a.m. CT, hours after the 49ers lost Super Bowl XLVII to the Baltimore Ravens, Louisiana State Police have confirmed.
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Walker's agent Vincent Taylor said Alice and Bryan Young were staying in a hotel in Baton Rouge and were driving back there after spending some 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 they their car was hit from behind.
Nechole Thomas, 26, of Houston was identified as the driver that crashed into the Young's car. The police reports 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 on fire. After the fire was extinguished, the Youngs were discovered in their vehicle and pronounced dead.
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SOURCE: USA Today