Eastern Kentucky Colonels defensive lineman Joseph Kraemer, a prospect from the Dayton, Ohio area, was tragically killed in a car accident over the weekend. A transfer from Texas-El Paso, Kraemer was just 19 years old and a redshirt freshman.
WKYT, the local CBS affiliate, reported Kraemer’s death.
Per Kentucky State Police, Kraemer’s car ran off Tates Creek Road in Madison County, home to the university.
The crash is believed to have happened either late Saturday night or early Sunday morning. As more information becomes available, this story will be updated accordingly.
Campus Sports sends its sincerest condolences to Kraemer’s friends and family during this horrible time.
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