Legendary ESPN Anchor Chris Berman has lost his wife in a car crash.
Katherine Berman was one of two people were killed in a two-vehicle crash in Woodbury Tuesday afternoon.
The crash happened on Route 64 on Tuesday after a Lexus SC 430 driven by 67-year-old Berman and a Ford Escape, driven by Edward Bertulis, 87, of Waterbury, collided, according to state police.
"This is a devastating tragedy and difficult to comprehend," ESPN said in a statement. "Chris is beloved by all his ESPN colleagues and for good reason; he has a huge heart and has given so much to so many over the years. We know how much his family means to him and all we can do at a moment like this is give him all the love and support he will surely need at this hour."
State police said both vehicles were traveling east on Route 64 when the Lexus rear-ended the Ford, which veered right off the road, hit a utility pole, and landed upside down.
Lexus also veered right, crashed off the road and down an embankment into a body of water, according to police.
"Our thoughts and prayers are with Chris, Meredith, Doug and his entire family," the statement from ESPN says.
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