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Terrence Clarke, Kentucky basketball player and NBA prospect, has died following a car accident in LA [Video]

Basketball player Terrence Clarke, who last month declared for the 2021 NBA draft after playing his freshman season for the University of Kentucky, died Thursday after sustaining fatal injuries in a car accident in Los Angeles, according to the Kentucky athletics department.

Posted: Apr 23, 2021 8:00 AM

Updated: Apr 23, 2021 8:00 AM

Posted By: By Jill Martin, CNN

Basketball player Terrence Clarke, who last month declared for the 2021 NBA draft after playing his freshman season for the University of Kentucky, died Thursday after sustaining fatal injuries in a car accident in Los Angeles, according to the Kentucky athletics department. He was 19 years old.

The accident occurred Thursday afternoon as Clarke's vehicle collided with another that was making a left-hand turn, according to a statement from the Los Angeles Police Department. The LA Fire Department was first on the scene and Clarke was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.

"I am absolutely gutted and sick tonight," Kentucky men's basketball head …

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