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NFL player's father killed on way to game

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JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI -

(WMC-TV) - A Memphis family and a professional football player are grieving the loss of a loved one.

Police confirmed Thomas Williams, the father of Arizona Cardinal Dan Williams, was killed in a car wreck this weekend.

According to officials, Williams was heading to New Orleans to see his son play when his car crashed near Jackson, Mississippi.

Dan Williams went to East High School and now plays for the Cardinals as a defensive tackle.

Williams' mother and sister were also in the car.  They survived the crash.

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