Former NFL Star Mike Williams, 36, Passes Away After Construction Accident
In a heartbreaking turn of events, Mike Williams, a former NFL wide receiver known for his time with the Buccaneers and Bills, has tragically lost his life due to a construction accident. At just 36 years old, his untimely passing has left his family, friends, and fans in mourning.
The devastating news was confirmed by Williams’ agent, Hadley Engelhard of Enter Sports Management, who revealed that the New York native passed away on a fateful Tuesday morning. This shocking incident stems from a construction site mishap in Florida, where Williams was involved in electrical work. He was subsequently placed on life support, but his condition remained mostly unresponsive as he battled for his life.
Williams, who made a name for himself as a standout player at Syracuse, began his NFL journey as a fourth-round pick in the 2010 NFL Draft. His debut season with the Buccaneers was nothing short of remarkable, earning him recognition as a top contender for Offensive Rookie of the Year.
Over the course of his career, which spanned four seasons with Tampa Bay and included brief stints with the Bills and Chiefs, Mike Williams amassed an impressive 3,089 receiving yards and 26 touchdowns. His contributions to the sport and his teams did not go unnoticed, and he will be remembered as a talented and dedicated athlete.
In response to his passing, the Buccaneers released a statement expressing their deep sadness: “We are saddened to hear of the untimely death of Mike Williams, which has left our organization, his former teammates, and fans with heavy hearts.”
This tragic incident serves as a stark reminder of the dangers that can be associated with construction sites and workplace accidents. If you or someone you know has been a victim of a construction-related injury or any personal injury, the Makkabi Law Group is here to help. Our experienced legal team specializes in providing support and seeking justice for victims in their time of need. Don’t hesitate to reach out for assistance and guidance during these difficult times. Your well-being and rights matter.