Damon Bullock, a former standout running back on the Iowa Hawkeyes football team, is dead at age 25. The former Hawkeye’s family confirmed Bullock’s death following a tragic accident near his home in Duncanville, Texas.
According to the Daily Mail, Bullock crashed into a light pole outside of his home. At that point, Bullock exited his vehicle and was then struck by a commuter who was on their way to work. The driver of the vehicle that struck Bullock called 911 and remained at the scene.
During his college career, Bullock recorded 1,074 yards and four touchdowns for the Hawkeyes.
All of the information we know about Bullock’s passing can be seen below.
Damon Bullock Cause Of Death: Hit By Car
Damon Bullock, 25, was struck by a commuter vehicle and killed after he crashed his car into a light pole near his home. Bullock’s family confirmed the tragic date with multiple statements on social media.
“With tears streaming down my face as I create this post I regretfully have to say that we lost our son Damon to a terrible accident this morning,” his mother, Kimberly Handy, wrote on Instagram. “I will never be the same. I don’t know how or what to do. We appreciate every prayer, text, and phone call received. PLEASE PRAY FOR US! I don’t understand. You know OUR name Lord!! Please!!! I am heartbroken.”
Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz also issued a statement reading: “Our thoughts and prayers are with Damon’s parents, Kimberly and Roscoe, and the entire family. Damon’s tragic and unexpected death is a shock to all of us in the Iowa football program, as well as his former teammates. Damon was an outstanding young man, and we enjoyed him being a part of the Hawkeye football program.”
Our deepest condolences go out to Bullock’s family and friends during this incredibly difficult and tragic time.