Eagles DE Derek Barnett’s elder brother, David Barnett, was killed on Tuesday in a suspected hit-and-run. Barnett, age 33, was pronounced dead following a two-car crash in Nashville, Tennessee.
The man who fled the accident was later arrested and charged with vehicular homicide by intoxication.
Drafted by the Eagles in the first round in 2017, Derek Barnett was a native of Nashville, in which his brother still resided.
Please keep Eagles DE Derek Barnett and his family in your thoughts and prayers. His brother passed away today in Nashville due to an intoxicated driver. pic.twitter.com/jQuEbFi98r
— Eagles Nation (6-6) (@PHLEaglesNation) December 4, 2018