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ESPN director Kyle Brown suffers medical emergency and dies at Winston-Salem Super Regional
Longtime ESPN director Kyle Brown suffered a medical emergency and dies at NCAA Super Regional in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
A 16-year veteran ESPN director has passed away at the age of 42 after suffering a medical emergency while working the NCAA College World Series Super Regional game in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Kyle Brown was a former Ohio State pitcher and worked for the last 16 years for ESPN. He was set to work the game between Wake Forest and Alabama on Saturday when he suffered an unspecified medical emergency.
ESPN released a statement reading:
“On Saturday morning, beloved ESPN director Kyle Brown suffered a medical emergency and tragically passed away at the NCAA Baseball Super Regional in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. A 16-year ESPN employee, Kyle was a deeply admired member of our production team – and highly accomplished, having captured two Sports Emmy Awards while working a multitude of sports from baseball and basketball to ‘Monday Night Football’ and college football.
“A former Ohio State pitcher, Kyle cherished the opportunity to have a career in sports. His ESPN family wishes to extend our deepest condolences and full support to Kyle’s loved ones, including his wife, Megan, their four children, Makayla (14), Carson (11), Camden (9), Madyn (6) and their beloved dog rookie.”
ESPN began coverage on Saturday with a tribute to Kyle.
Colleagues began to post their condolences and well wishes for his family on Twitter.
We here at Diario AS USA would like to add our voice to those wishing our sincerest condolences to his family and friends.