Nigeria international and former University of Indianapolis basketball player, Omokhoje Daniel Daudu was killed in an auto crash on I-65 early Friday morning, in Indianapolis, United States.

The 28-year old was killed when a large part broke off the rear of a northbound semitractor-trailer and struck Daudu’s 2012 Buick LaCrosse as he was driving southbound around 5:30am.

Preliminary reports indicated that the semitractor-trailer had rolled over and was blocking the northbound lane. Troopers found Daudu seriously injured and unconscious.

Sadly, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Scene of the crash