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