WFT safety Deshazor Everett involved in fatal car crash Thursday


A passenger of Washington Football Team safety Deshazor Everett was killed in a Thursday night car accident, the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office confirmed to NBC Sports Washington. 

Everett was hospitalized with "serious but non-life-threatening injuries" after the crash.

According to the Sheriff's Office, Everett's car "left the right side of the roadway, struck several trees, and rolled over" at about 9:15 p.m. The passenger, a 29-year-old woman named Olivia S. Peters, was taken to StoneSprings Hospital, where she died.

Everett was sent to Reston Hospital Center for the treatment of his injuries.

Washington released this statement on Friday morning after the news broke:

The Sheriff's Office is still investigating what caused the crash and are asking for potential witnesses to reach out and aid in that investigation.

Everett has been with the Washington Football Team since 2015. He's been a constant on special teams and occasionally contributes on defense.

Here is the LCSO's full release about the accident.