Jerry Collins, a rugby player who used to play for the Black Cats was killed in a car crash in France earlier today.
Collins who used to represent New Zealand made his name from around 2001 when he made his debut for the Black Cats. Collins, his wife and his daughter were all together in a car when the crash occurred. Both Collins and his wife died following complications resulting from injuries they sustained in the crash while their daughter is currently in critical condition in the hospital.
Collins who lived in France where he played retired from international rugby in 2008.