Nebraska wrestler Christian Miller killed in a car accident

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Nebraska Cornhuskers junior wrestler Christian Miller was killed on Thursday morning. He lost his life in a car accident.

The school announced the death in a Facebook post.

Death Candle
Death Candle (Photo by Pixabay)

“This is a tragic and devastating loss for everyone who knew and loved Christian,” Nebraska head coach Mark Manning said in a statement. “My thoughts are with his family and I pray for them in their time of grief. Christian was a young man full of energy with a bright future ahead of him. As the father of four myself, I struggle to process someone being taken from us at such a young age. It will take time for us to begin to heal as a wrestling family.

Related: Cavaliers’ Director of Scouting’s sister murdered in Ohio

“We will promise to bond together as a team to honor Christian’s memory by living life to its fullest and competing as hard as possible on the mat.”

According to the Lincoln Journal-Star, Miller and Max Hughes lost their lives after one of them lost control of the vehicle they were in on South 27th Street and collided into a tree. Hughes’ 2017 Chrysler 300S was engulfed in flames with the police arrived, but they were not able to be saved.

The 21-year-old Miller competed for the school for the past four seasons. He went 15-9 at the school.

During the 2019-20 season; however, he went 12-3. He also competed in the 133 and 141 weight classes.

Related: Former basketball coach Billy Tubbs has passed away

Miller had a 169-2 record for coach Dean Boyer at Plainview High School.

“Our thoughts, prayers and support are with Miller’s family and friends during this difficult time,” Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos said. “As an athletic department we will do everything we can to help them through this immeasurable loss. We understand this tragedy will have a deep impact on our wrestling program, including Christian’s teammates, Coach Manning and his staff.

Related: Former basketball coach Nancy Darsch has passed away

“We will provide any necessary support and resources for the young men in our wrestling program and other student-athletes as they cope with the loss of a friend and teammate.”

Report a Typo or Correction

Copyright © 2007-2020. The Capital Sports Report. All Rights Reserved.

All information contained in this Digital Publication are copyright by The Capital Sports Report, and may not be duplicated, copied, modified or adapted, in any way without our written permission. Your use of our work does not constitute any right or license for you to use our trademarks, without the prior written permission of The Capital Sports Report.

Our Content, as found within our Website, is protected under United States and foreign copyrights laws. The copying, redistribution, or use of our publication by you of any such Content, is strictly prohibited. Your use of our Website does not grant you any ownership rights to our Content.

The Capital Sports Report and its logo are official trademarks of Anthony Caruso III and Anthony Caruso Enterprises.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.