Miami Dolphins Defensive Lineman Kendrick Norton Loses Arm After Serious Car Crash
By Space Coast Daily // July 4, 2019
MIAMI, FLORIDA – Miami Dolphins defensive lineman Kendrick Norton has reportedly had his left arm amputated after being involved in a serious car crash in Miami on Thursday.
The Dolphins organization says Norton was involved in the crash. Multiple sources told Florida radio host Andy Slater that Norton had to his left arm amputated at the scene of the wreck, according to Fox News.
Norton, 22, was listed in critical condition but is expected to survive, according to the Sun Sentinel.
“With sadness, I can confirm that Kendrick Norton was in a car accident,” Norton’s agent Malki Kawa said on Thursday.
“He suffered multiple injuries, including the amputation of his arm.
“We ask that you continue to pray for him. His family also asks that the public respect Kendrick’s privacy.”
However, the crash is reportedly expected to end his playing career.
Norton, a Jacksonville native, attended high school at Trinity Christian Academy (Jacksonville) and was a four-star high school standout that played in the 2015 Under Armour All-American game.
Norton played his college career with the Miami Hurricanes where he recorded five sacks and 84 total tackles with the ‘Canes.
The Carolina Panthers selected Norton in the seventh round of the 2018 draft. He later signed with Miami after being on the Panthers practice squad for the majority of last season.
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