Longtime NBA agent Dan Fegan died in a car accident in Aspen, Colorado on Sunday. He was 56. His 5-year-old son and an unidentified 29-year-old California woman were driving in his vehicle with him at the time of the crash. They were both injured and were airlifted to a hospital in Denver in serious condition.
According to the Aspen Times, Fegan was attempting to merge his SUV on to a highway in Aspen when he collided with a commuter bus. No one on the bus was injured in the accident. A spokesperson for the company that owns the bus released a statement on Sunday and said the driver of the bus didn’t have time to avoid hitting Fegan’s vehicle during the crash.
Fegan’s family also released a statement regarding his death on Sunday night.
"Today we lost a great man, father, son, and brother who always stood up not only for his clients, but also for what he knew was right," the statement said. "We are all shocked and saddened by this tragic development and appreciate the outpouring of support. We ask for privacy at this difficult time."
Fegan represented a number of NBA players throughout the course of his career. The list of NBA players included Dwight Howard, DeMarcus Cousins, John Wall, Chandler Parsons, Monta Ellis, Drew Gooden, Ricky Rubio, Kris Humphries, Nene Hilario, Jason Terry, Larry Sanders, and J.J. Barea. Many of those players reacted to the news of his death on social media on Sunday. You can see their reactions below.