A health system engineer from the NFL’s deaconesses health system has died after crashing a car, according to a news release from the New Orleans Saints.
The driver of the car, a former NFL player, was treated for non-life threatening injuries.
The Saints said in the release that the driver of their Mercedes-Benz was taken to a hospital.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.
The team is aware of the death.
The NFL is mourning the loss of an employee in the league’s deacons health system.
The deacons are responsible for health systems engineering and systems management and oversee health and wellness programs for all members of the league.
They are also responsible for coordinating NFL training and player development and have oversight of the Saints medical department.