Georgia football coach Kirby Smart appeared to be shocked by the deaths of offensive lineman Devin Willock and staff member Chandler LeCroy and tweeted two messages about both of them Sunday night.
Smart posted two separate photos of Willock and LeCroy.
«Missing you already. Thinking of you tonight Devin,» he wrote in a tweet.
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«She left too soon. Chandler, I will always remember you for your good heart,» he added in the other.
Willock, 20, and LeCroy, 24, died in an accident early Sunday morning in Athens, Georgia, just hours after the program celebrated a back-to-back national championship. Two others were injured in the incident. ESPN identified Warren McLendon as one of those injured in the crash.
Smart issued a separate statement early Sunday.
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«We are all heartbroken and devastated by the loss of Devin Willock and Chandler LeCroy,» Smart said in a statement. «Devin was an outstanding young man in every way and was always smiling. He was a great teammate and a joy to coach. Chandler was a valued member of our soccer staff and brought an incredible attitude and energy every day. We grieved with their families on this tragic loss and I will support them in every way possible.»
Willock was a passenger in an SUV that crashed in Athens around 2:45 a.m. local time, police said. The vehicle was traveling in the outside lane when it skidded off the road and collided with two light poles and several trees, according to authorities.
According to FOX 5 Atlanta, Willock was found dead at the scene. LeCroy, who was the driver, was transported to the hospital where she later died, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
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Willock, a redshirt sophomore from New Milford, New Jersey, was a backup offensive lineman for the Bulldogs who played in every regular season game. He also played in the SEC Championship and both College Football Playoff games.
Associated Press contributed to this report.