Wisconsin basketball assistant coach Howard Moore and his family were involved in a vehicle accident on Saturday morning, killing his wife and daughter, according to reports.
According to a report from MLive.com, a car driven by an Ann Arbor woman was traveling the wrong way of M-14 when she struck a car driven by the Moore family. Moore’s wife, Jennifer, and daughter, Jaidyn, were killed in the accident. Moore, and his son Jerell, survived the crash.
The woman driving the car the opposite direction was also killed in the accident, according to the report.
Moore has been an assistant coach at Wisconsin since 2015 and is a former player. There was an outpouring of condolences, thoughts and prayers throughout Twitter after hearing the news:
#Badgers assistant basketball coach Howard Moore and his family involved in a horrific car accident with a wrong-way driver in Michigan. Please send up a prayer or two for one of the most beautiful families I’ve ever run across.
— Tom Oates (@TomOatesWSJ) May 25, 2019
Stunned. Shocked. Shook. And deeply saddened by the horrible news of @BadgerMBB asst & former @UICFlamesMBB head coach Howard Moore in serious car accident in Michigan. I’m told Howard & his son survived, but his wife & daughter didn’t make it. 😢
— Ryan Baker (@RyanBakerMedia) May 25, 2019
Please pray for @BadgerMBB Coach Howard Moore and his family during this unimaginably tough time. 😢🙏🏾
— Vitto Brown (@SenseiSwat33) May 25, 2019
Our deepest thoughts & prayers to @BadgerMBB assistant coach Howard Moore.
Our entire staff, players and family has you in our minds.
— Purdue Basketball (@BoilerBall) May 25, 2019
This is so horrible. Prayers to Howard Moore and his family supporting him and son during this tragedy 🙏🏾 https://t.co/8qoq7Co9Xt
— Marcus R. Fuller (@Marcus_R_Fuller) May 25, 2019
Everyone say a prayer for @Howard_Moore and his family during this devastating time. Badger family is with you!
— Duje Dukan (@dujedukan) May 25, 2019
Praying For @Howard_Moore . Devastating News.
— Billy Donlon (@CoachDonlon) May 25, 2019
Please keep your thoughts and prayers with the Wisconsin basketball program and assistant coach Howard Moore and his family. So sorry for your loss.
— Indiana Basketball (@IndianaMBB) May 25, 2019
— Jeff Potrykus (@jaypo1961) May 25, 2019
If you’re a praying person please send some towards our old colleague Howard Moore. As kind and loving a person as I’ve ever met. What a terrible thing to happen to an amazing man. https://t.co/9dBFpjgkpJ
— Mike Hall (@BTNMikeHall) May 25, 2019