A budding Australian soccer star has died in a tragic accident while overseas, with another man also killed in the incident.
Promising Aussie soccer player Declan Bingham has died in a tragic accident on Saturday, alongside his father’s business partner.
Troy Bingham, Declan’s father, confirmed the tragic news via social media channels of Erie Sports Center in Pennsylvania, which he co-owns.
“It is with the heaviest of hearts that I confirm the loss yesterday of my partner and my son due to a tragic accident. The impact is immense and we are busy dealing with the grief,” Troy Bingham said.
“The Erie Sports Center will remain open and further information will be posted soon. Rest In Peace Declan Bingham and Sheldon VanDeventer.”
Declan Bingham formerly played soccer on the Gold Coast and Pennsylvania.
The exact circumstances of his death are not known.
Originally published as Young Aussie soccer star killed in tragic accident