Andrew Speight Obituary News: Beloved San Francisco Bay Area Jazz Saxophonist Reportedly Killed in “tragic” Burlingame Car-Train Collision.
The San Francisco Bay Area and the jazz community mourn the loss of a wonderful human being, and a great player in Andrew Speight.
An online obituary on Friday, December 2, 2022, announced Andrew’s tragic and sudden death.
A train struck a vehicle in Burlingame Thursday afternoon, killing the driver. The incident happened at approximately 1:40 p.m. near the intersection of California Drive and Broadway.
The deceased driver has been unofficially identified as Andrew Speight.
“We are still reeling from the news that Andrew Speight passed away today in Burlinghame CA in a tragic vehicle accident,” Manly Jazz Artistic Director wrote in a Facebook post. “We are devastated – we have lost a wonderful brother and son but the jazz community worldwide has lost a giant of jazz, a force – full of passion for his music and events – Manly Jazz particularly.”
The announcement of Andrew’s tragic death was flooded by heartfelt tributes and condolences across social media. He will be missed by many.
Words fall short of expressing our grief for your loss, as we mourn with family and friends for this great loss. Please accept our condolences and may our prayers help comfort you. Please receive our heartfelt condolences.
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