UNT's men basketball team assistant coach dies in early morning crash in Wise County
ByFunAsia 17 Apr 2021 08:10 AM 238

The University of North Texas athletic local area is grieving the loss of its men's basketball group's assistant coach following 47-year-old Nelson Haggerty kicked the bucket in a solitary vehicle crash in Wise County.

Haggerty had been instructing for a very long time, advancing toward UNT, where he brought the ball group its first NCAA Tournament win.


Presently the group in grieving.

Friday was a dismal day on UNT's grounds as one of their own is presently beyond all doubt missed.

"It's one of those writings that you can't in any way, shape, or form be ready for," UNT ball in-depth telecaster and companion, Dave Barnett, said.

The single-vehicle wreck occurred at about 2:30 a.m., on US Highway 380, a little more than two miles from Decatur.

Specialists tracked down that a 2008 Nissan Armada, driven by Haggerty, was headed eastward on 380 when the vehicle left the street and hit a course.

The vehicle at that point upset and went through a fence.

Barnett is as yet understanding the news.

"It's something or other where you inquire as to why, and there will not be an answer in this life," Barnett said.

Haggerty was a spouse and a dad to four little youngsters. The 47-year-old gave his life to the sport of ball.

He played for Baylor from 1991-1995, where he drove the country it helps, a record that actually remains, prior to proceeding to turn into the lead trainer at Midwestern State in Wichita Falls.

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