US pool player Wade Crane dies in car accident age 66
Thursday, December 30, 2010
US professional pool player has died after a one-car accident in Tennessee, USA. He was 66 years old. Crane's crossed three lanes of traffic into the concrete retaining wall, then bounced back across five more lanes of traffic into another retaining wall.
It is believed that Crane suffered from an undiagnosed medical condition. News of the crash was broken by.
Crane was a former world champion of bothand pool. A self-taught player, for 21 years he was the only person in pool history to shoot a perfect score in the finals of a major tournament.
Fellow pool players including, , and paid tribute to Crane.
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