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Duke Star's Sister Killed In Accident

By Michael Bearak     Dec 7, 2009 in Sports
It is being reported that the family of Duke Blue Devils star Andre Dawkins was involved in a fatal car accident in West Virginia Saturday.
Raleigh, North Carolina's WRAL.com is reporting that Andre Dawkins' sister, Lacy Dawkins, was killed Saturday in Pax, West Virginia in a car accident. Duke spokesman Matt Plizga released the tragic news which also included Dawkins' mother, Tamara Hill also being involved in the accident. As of Monday morning the condition of Hill was not available.
The accident occurred around mile marker 53 on Interstate 77 in Pax, which was a multiple-vehicle accident. Three other people were injured in the accident as well.
Andre Dawkins is a 6-foot-4-inch freshman shooting guard. He graduated from Atlantic Shores Christian Academy in Virginia early to attend Duke. Dawkins has three younger siblings and is a native of the Washington DC area.
He played 21 minutes in Saturday's game against St. Johns. His sister and mother were traveling to see him play.
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