Devin Willock and Chandler LeCroy Car Accident: UGA offensive lineman and recruiting staffer killed in “tragic” solo-crash; Two others injured

Devin Willock and Chandler LeCroy Obituary News – Car Accident: UGA offensive lineman and recruiting staffer killed in “tragic” solo-crash; Two others injured.

UGA offensive lineman Devin Willock and recruiting staffer Chandler LeCroy died in a car accident early Sunday morning, the University of Georgia confirmed.

Another UGA recruiting staff member remains in ICU, while offensive lineman Warren McClendon sustained non-life threatening injuries.

The University of Georgia released a statement from Josh Brooks on the tragic accident.

“The entire Georgia family is devastated by the tragic loss of football student-athlete Devin Willock and football staff member Chandler LeCroy,” the statement read. “Two other members of the football program were injured in the accident. They are both in stable condition, and we will continue to monitor their status with medical personnel.”

“Devin and Chandler were two special people who meant so much to the University of Georgia, our football program and our athletic department. We ask that everyone keep their families in your prayers during this very difficult time.”

“The UGA Athletic Association @ugaathletics will work with our medical team as well as our mental health and performance personnel to make sure we are providing the best support possible for our staff and student-athletes who are processing this grief. We can provide no further comment at this time but ask that everyone continue to keep those involved in your prayers.”

According to authorities, ACCPD responded to a single-vehicle crash in the 900 block of Barnett Shoals Road at approximately 2:45 a.m. on Sunday, January 15, 2023.

Upon officials arrival at the scene, preliminary investigation revealed a 2021 Ford Expedition was traveling southbound in the outside lane of Barnett Shoals Road when the vehicle left the roadway, striking two power poles and several trees.

A passenger, 20-year-old Devin Willock, died at the scene as a result of his injuries. The driver, 24-year-old Chandler LeCroy was transported by EMS to a local hospital where she died as a result of her injuries.

A 21-year-old male passenger sustained minor injuries and a 26-year-old female passenger sustained serious injuries.

The investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding the crash is asked to contact Lieutenant Butt at 762-400-7090 or via email at is the first fatal motor vehicle crash of 2023 in Athens-Clarke County.






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