Former Tennessee Titans kicker dies in single-vehicle crash
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A single-vehicle crash claimed the life of former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas late Saturday night, according to Metro Nashville Police.
Officers say Bironas was traveling at a high rate of speed in his vehicle when he lost control in a curve. The SUV struck a line of trees before it came to rest upside.
Bironas was transported to Vanderbilt Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
There was no evidence of alcohol or drug involvement at the scene.
The Titans released this statement:
“We are deeply saddened to hear the tragic news from last night about Rob Bironas. Rob made a significant impact as a player in his nine years with the team and more importantly touched many lives in the Nashville community off the field. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his wife, Rachel, and his family during this very difficult time.”