Pro soccer player Anton Walkes — defender and midfielder for Charlotte FC — tragically died after a boat accident in Florida, the team announced.
He was only 25 years old.
The Major League Soccer club said Thursday the organization is devastated by the news.
According to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Walkes was found unconscious and received CPR from Miami Fire Rescue after a two-boat crash near the Miami Marine Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.
Walkes, who was operating one of the vessels, was taken to a nearby hospital where he later died from his injuries. The crash is under investigation.