Ben Simmons’ cousin killed in hit-and-run

Former LSU star Ben Simmons was riding the high of being the No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, when tragedy struck in his family.

Simmons’ 21-year-old cousin, Zachary, was struck by a vehicle and killed. A black SUV was spotted leaving the scene in Hoboken, New Jersey, according to NJ.com.

Simmons commented on the tragedy on his social media accounts.

https://twitter.com/BenSimmons25/status/746879898170580992

https://twitter.com/BenSimmons25/status/746880149057052672

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Our deepest condolences go out to the Simmons family during this difficult and tragic time.

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