Ole Miss lineman dies in car accident

By on July 4, 2013

A member of the Ole Miss football team died in an auto accident Wednesday afternoon in Chickasaw County, Miss.

stevensPark Stevens was killed when his truck collided with the back of a semi truck attempting to cross the four-lane highway.

“Our team is hurting tonight with the loss of Park,” Rebels coach Hugh Freeze said in a statement. “He was a tremendous young man that was loved by his teammates and coaches, and Rebel Nation will never forget him.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Stevens’ family, his friends, our team and all those he touched during his life.”

Stevens, a sophomore, joined the team this spring as a walk-on transfer. He spent the past two seasons at East Central (Miss.) Community College.

He was 20 years old.

Photo: @_parkstevens (Twitter)

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