Former NFL quarterback Tarvaris Jackson died aged 36 on April 12th, 2020 following a single-vehicle car crash.
He was driving a red 2012 Chevrolet Camaro at around 8:50 pm which left the road and struck a tree at Pike Road, some 13 miles east of Montgomery, Alabama. He was taken to a local hospital and later pronounced dead.
A former Alabama State University football player who later played in the NFL with the Minnesota Vikings, Seattle Seahawks and Buffalo Bills, Jackson won a Super Bowl with the Seahawks in 2014. He subsequently coached at ASU before joining the Tennessee State football staff as a quarterbacks coach in 2019.