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Ex-Hurricanes Football Star

Dead After Horrific Car Crash

2/26/2014 5:47 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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0225_jojonicolas_gettyFormer University of Miami football star Jojo Nicolas has died ... days after suffering severe injuries in a horrific car crash involving an 18-wheeler ... his family has confirmed.

Nicolas was driving a silver Lexus that plowed into the back of a big rig on a Miami highway early Tuesday morning. Emergency responders raced to the scene and transported Jojo to a nearby hospital in critical condition.

But Jojo's condition took a turn for the worse Wednesday and he passed at 5pm.

Officials are still investigating the cause of the crash -- and have not ruled out alcohol.

Nicolas was 24.

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16.

Bacall    

Why on earth post the photos of the car? There is no need for it. Have some decency.

184 days ago
17.

BeiberVegasHoHo    

Who? Was he rich or famous ?

184 days ago
18.

man930    

Very sad to hear..regardless of the cause a young life is lost. Prayers for everyone involved.

184 days ago
19.

Ruleofrose    

Like a lot of people, probably texting. See it all the time.

183 days ago
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