Rob Bironas was driving over twice the speed limit at time of his death
Former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas was driving 73 mph in a 35 mph zone when he lost control of his SUV and died in an accident, according to the Tennessean.
"Prior to the crash Driver 1 (Bironas) drove in the curve east of the crash site at a speed of 73 miles per hour, traveled west on the north shoulder of Battery Lane for approximately 236 feet, struck a tree, rotated counterclockwise, and came to a final rest in the creek bed below," according to a police report. "The cause of the crash was Driver 1's failure to maintain the proper lane and exceeding the posted speed limit. Case is closed."
Bironas had a .218 blood alcohol level and had Valium in his system.
The cause of death was listed as blunt force trauma.
Bironas broke his neck, according to his father.
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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun