Petara Cordero, girlfriend of Browns defensive finish Chris Smith, died Wednesday morning after after a automotive accident on a Cleveland freeway.
In line with an announcement launched by the Browns, Smith’s 2019 Lamborghini had a tire malfunction and spun into the median. Each Smith and Cordero, a passenger, exited the automotive with out main harm, although Cordero, 26, was then struck by an oncoming car.
Smith was not impaired, nor was he injured, police mentioned.
“Phrases can not describe the sorrow we really feel for Chris following the lack of his girlfriend, Petara,” crew house owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam mentioned in an announcement. “Our complete group mourns with Chris, his household and the Cordero household. We’ll do all the things doable to supply them our assist, consolation and any sources on this most troublesome time.”
Smith and Cordero had a daughter through the Browns’ preseason, with the 27-year-old Smith lacking a sport in opposition to the Colts to attend the delivery.
The Browns advised gamers concerning the accident Wednesday morning, whereas giving Smith the chance to grieve “as he sees greatest match.”