15-year-old Georgia football player loses parents, sister in crash on way home from his game

COLUMBUS, Ga. — A 15-year-old Georgia football player lost both of his parents and his sister in a crash on the way home from his football game Friday night.

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According to WSB-TV, Braylon Jakes, 15, is a sophomore at Carver High School in Columbus, Georgia. He made his way home after the game Friday with his team.

Police told WTVM that Byron Jakes, 45, Katrina Jakes, 43, and Kamryn Jakes, 10, were on their way home from Braylon’s game when a car crossed into their lane and caused a head-on collision. Their car burst into flames.

Braylon’s grandmother, Jacqueline Jakes, has been looking after him since the crash, according to WTVM.

The condition of the other driver is unknown, according to WSB-TV.

No further information has been released.

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