ESPN Icon Chris Berman's Heartache: Wife Killed In Car Crash

Chris Berman Wife Dead Car Accident
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May. 10 2017, Updated 3:09 p.m. ET

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ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman's wife Kathy was killed in a car accident on Tuesday in Connecticut, RadarOnline.com has learned.

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According to ESPN, where Chris recently left his position as host of the Sunday NFL Countdown, Kathy, 67, died in the two-car collision in Woodbury, Connecticut.

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"This is a devastating tragedy and difficult to comprehend," John Skipper, president of ESPN, said in a statement. "Chris is beloved by all his ESPN colleagues and for good reason: He has a huge heart and has given so much to so many over the years. We know how much his family means to him and all we can do at a moment like this is give him the love and support he will surely need at this hour. Our thoughts and prayers are with Chris, Meredith, Doug and the entire family."

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The driver of the other car, Edward Bertulis, 87, also died in the crash.

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Kathy, a teacher, had been married to Chris for more than 33 years. The couple shared two children together.

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