Australian cricket star Andrew Symonds dies in car crash: Local media

Australian cricket star Andrew Symonds dies in car crash: Local media

Swashbuckling former all-rounder Andrew Symonds has been killed in a car crash, Cricket Australia said Sunday, in another tragic blow for the sport after the recent deaths of fellow greats Shane Warne and Rod Marsh. The 46-year-old, who played 26 Tests and 198 one-day internationals for Australia from 1998 to 2009, was involved in a single-car accident outside Townsville in Queensland state on Saturday night. Police said emergency services attempted to revive the driver and sole occupant, but he died from his injuries after the car left the road and rolled. "Australian cricket has lost another of its very best," Cricket Australia chairman Lachlan Henderson said in a statement. "Andrew was a generational talent who was instrumental in Australia's success at World Cups and as part of Queensland's rich cricket …
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