Alex Collins Cause of Death Linked To Accident And Obituary

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On Sunday night, Alex Collins, the former running back for the Seattle Seahawks and Baltimore Ravens, tragically passed away, a confirmation jointly provided by both teams on Monday.

After an impressive tenure at Arkansas, where he showcased his dominance, Collins earned his selection in the fifth round of the 2016 NFL Draft by the Seahawks.

Hailing from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, he exhibited his prowess by amassing 1,577 yards and scoring 20 touchdowns during his final season with the Razorbacks.

This remarkable achievement marked his third consecutive year of achieving over 1,000 rushing yards.

After his stint with the Seahawks, Collins transitioned to Baltimore the subsequent year following his release from Seattle.

Alex Collins
Alex Collins (Source: The Seattle Times)

His tenure with the Ravens spanned two seasons, highlighted by a career-best performance of 973 rushing yards during the 2017 campaign.

Enjoying consistent playtime, he amassed nearly 1,400 rushing yards and notched 13 touchdowns before departing after the 2018 season.

Alex briefly returned to Seattle in both 2020 and 2021, ultimately concluding his NFL career. In total, he accumulated 1,997 rushing yards and contributed to 19 touchdowns throughout his time in the league.

More recently, Collins participated in the USFL with the Memphis Showboats earlier this spring. Regrettably, his season was curtailed as he was placed on injured reserve in May.

Alex Collins Obituary: Cause of Death Explored

Collins’ untimely demise stemmed from a motorcycle collision in Lauderdale Lakes, Florida, on Sunday night, as revealed by the Broward County Sheriff’s Office.

According to officials, an SUV initiated a left turn, traversing the eastbound lanes, when Collins’ motorcycle collided with the rear passenger side of the vehicle.

Tragically, Collins was pronounced dead at the scene, prompting an ongoing investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

“It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved Alex Collins this morning,” expressed the family of Collins in an official statement.

Alex was dearly loved by his family, friends, and a global community of supporters.

Those who had the privilege of knowing him can affirm his unwavering determination, strong will, and vibrant persona.

During this challenging period, his family has humbly requested thoughts and prayers for them.

Plus, they have kindly asked for privacy as they navigate through this period of mourning.

Further details about the funeral arrangements will be shared as they come forth.

Pranaya Poudel
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