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Aggie track star Deon Lendore dies in car crash

The Texas Department of Public Safety said the crash happened on FM 485 in Milam County
The Texas Department of Public Safety has released information detailing the crash that killed Deon Lendore, the 2014 Bowerman winner, NCAA Champion.
Published: Jan. 11, 2022 at 5:29 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 11, 2022 at 11:39 AM CST
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CAMERON, Texas (KBTX) - Aggie track star Deon Lendore died in a car crash Monday, according to Texas A&M head track coach Pat Henry.

The Texas Department of Public Safety said the crash happened on FM 485 in Milam County. Other details about the crash weren’t immediately available.

Lendore was serving at Texas A&M as a volunteer assistant coach with 400 meter and 800 meter running athletes. According to Henry, Lendore was on his way home from practice at the time of the crash.

Lendore graduated in the Aggie class of 2015 with 11 SEC championships. Since graduation, Lendore has appeared in the past three Olympic games.

Deon Lendore was 29 years old.

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