Video has emerged showing the fatal car crash that took former University of Kentucky basketball player Terrence Clarke’s life.
Clarke, the 19-year-old former UK Wildcats basketball player who recently declared for the 2021 draft, died in Los Angeles on April 22, 2021.
According to Los Angeles police, the accident happened at 2:10 p.m. Pacific time when Clarke, speeding, ran a red light and hit another car before slamming into a utility pole and a wall.
Clarke “was not wearing his seatbelt properly,” police told WKYT and was alone in the vehicle.
Kentucky head coach John Calipari confirmed Clarke’s death, writing on Twitter: “I am absolutely gutted and sick tonight. I ask that everyone take a moment tonight to say a prayer for Terrence Clarke and his family. May he Rest In Peace.”
Kentucky Basketball wrote: “We are devastated to learn of our own Terrence Clarke’s tragic passing. Our hearts are heavy for Terrence, his family and all of us who loved him.”