The father of Arizona Cardinals defensive lineman Dan Williams, was killed in a car accident as he traveled to New Orleans to watch his son play this weekend. According to a USA Today report on Sunday, Sept. 22, NFL-footballer Dan Williams' mother and sister were also in the car, but survived the crash.
Sadly, Thomas Williams, the father of Card's nose tackle Dan Williams perished in the auto accident. The Williams family hails from Memphis, Tenn., which is about a six-hour drive from New Orleans.
Dan Williams is listed as inactive and will not play on Sunday against the Saints.
According to the official NFL.com website, the accident occurred near Jackson, Miss.
The Cardinals' official team Twitter account pretty much said it all:
Please keep #AZCardinals NT Dan Williams in your thoughts. His father was killed in a car accident while on his way to watch #AZvsNO.