College football star dies in tragic falling accident
There was some sad news to report out of Eugene on Thursday. Oregon tight end Spencer Webb passed away following an accident on Triangle Lake per Zachary Neel of Ducks Wire.
It was reported that Webb slipped and hit his head on a rock after attempting to go down one of the rock slides on Triangle Lake. Webb was 22-years old and was going into his junior season with the Ducks program. He appeared in all 14 games for Oregon last season.
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The Lane County Sheriff’s office released a statement about his death:
“The Lane County Sheriff’s Office responded to the rock slides just a short distance west of Triangle Lake at approximately 2:30pm after receiving the report of an injured person,” The LCSO said. “Upon arrival, deputies learned that a 22 year old male recreating in the area fell and struck his head. Bystanders and responding paramedics were unable to revive him. Lane County Sheriff Search and Rescue personnel responded to assist with bringing him back to the roadway as he was approximately 100 yards down a steep trail. There is no evidence of foul play and his death appears to be accidental. The victim’s name is being withheld at this time pending next of kin notification.”
New head coach Dan Lanning took to Twitter to offer his condolences. Webb will be missed by the Oregon community.
🙏 So full of life in every moment of the day. Your smile and energy will be missed Spencer. I love you!
— Dan Lanning (@CoachDanLanning) July 14, 2022