Dartmouth football coach dies after bicycle accident | Albiseyler

Dartmouth football coach Buddy Teevens has died from injuries sustained in a bicycle accident in March, the Ivy League university announced Tuesday. He was 66.

“Our family is heartbroken to inform you that our beloved ‘Coach’ has passed away peacefully surrounded by family,” the Teeven family said. declaration published by Dartmouth Tuesday. “We are confident and delighted that he died knowing how much he was loved and admired.”

On March 16, “keen cyclist” Teevens was hospitalized with “serious injuries” after being hit while cycling in St. Augustine, Florida was hit by a pickup truck. Teevens, who was not wearing a helmet, suffered a spinal cord injury and later had his right leg amputated.

“Unfortunately, the injuries he sustained proved to be too much for him to overcome,” his family said Tuesday.

ACCIDENT:Dartmouth football coach Buddy Teevens was hospitalized after a bicycle accident

Interim head coach Sammy McCorkle informed the team of Teevens’ death after Tuesday’s practice. Despite the “tragic news for Dartmouth and the entire football world,” school president Sian Leah Beilock and athletic director Mike Harrity said the football team will play Saturday against Lehigh “as Teevens would have wanted.”

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