Ex-NFL line­backer killed in car crash

El Dorado News-Times - - Sports -

MA­BANK, Texas (AP) — For­mer two-time Al­lPro line­backer Isiah Robert­son was killed when the limou­sine he was driv­ing skid­ded on a rain-slicked curve on a dark, ru­ral East Texas high­way and was hit by two other ve­hi­cles.

The Texas Depart­ment of Pub­lic Safety re­ports the crash hap­pened about 10 p.m. Thurs­day on Texas Route 198 al­most 6 miles (9 kilo­me­ters) north of Ma­bank and 50 miles (80 kilo­me­ters) south­east of Dal­las. A DPS state­ment says the limou­sine Robert­son was driv­ing en­tered the curve at an un­safe speed for the rainy con­di­tions. It veered off the road and skid­ded side­ways be­fore com­ing to a stop par­tially on the road. A pickup truck fol­low­ing be­hind hit the limo, knock­ing the limo into the south­bound lane where it was slammed by an on­com­ing car.

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