Syracuse Head Coach Kills a Man

Syracuse Orange head basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man while driving his car on February 20th. 51-year-old Jorge Jimenez was walking on the side of the highway when his own car crashed into the guard rail on a New York Highway. Boeheim, driving down the road at a normal speed did not see Jimenez and struck him. Boeheim expressed his feels as he said “it’s an unimaginable situation”. “I can’t describe the feeling I’ve had since Wednesday night. I don’t think I can make anyone understand who hasn’t been there. This is something that’s there forever for me”

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The hall of fame coach went on to lead Syracuse in their game against Duke four days after the incident. After the game Boeheim received sympathy from both sides. He added, “first and foremost, to the Jimenez family, I want them to know how truly devastated I am for my involvement in the loss of their loved one, Jorge Jimenez.”

 

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