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Kathy Berman, spouse of ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman, died Tuesday in an auto collision with one other driver in Woodbury, Connecticut, the Hartford Courant reported.

Kathy Berman was 67. The couple had been married for 33 years and had two kids, Meredith and Douglas, Deadspin famous.

ESPN President John Kipper posted condolences on Twitter Wednesday, calling the incident a “devastating tragedy.”

In keeping with a police report cited by the Hartford Courant, Berman’s automobile rear-ended a vehicle pushed by 87-year-old Edward Bertulis, who additionally died. The impression despatched Berman’s automobile down an embankment and Bertulis’ automobile right into a utility pole.

State troopers are investigating whether or not Bertulis suffered a medical emergency earlier than the crash, the Courant famous.

Chris Berman has worked at ESPN since 1979 and signed a brand new contract in January.  

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Kathy Berman, left, poses with Chris Berman and their two youngsters on the Hollywood Stroll of Fame ceremony honoring the ESPN broadcaster in 2010.


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