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Former PBA import Galen Young passed away on Saturday (Sunday Manila time) after a car crashed into his home, multiple reports have confirmed. He was 45.
According to WREG-TV, Young was at home early morning when a vehicle crashed onto his Memphis home, causing him to die.
The 49ers Basketball family mourns the loss of former standout Galen Young. Young played for the 49ers from 1997-99 and was 1999 C-USA Tournament MVP. Our thoughts and prayers are with Galen's family at this difficult time.
Rest In Peace, Galen. pic.twitter.com/57c5sVUUel
— Charlotte Men’s Basketball (@CharlotteMBB) June 5, 2021
The Memphis, Tennessee native played college basketball for the Charlotte 49ers before becoming a second-round NBA draft selection.
The 49ers have extended their condolences towards Young’s family at a difficult time.
The 6-4 Young played in the PBA for both the Alaska Aces and San Miguel Beermen.
The report added that the investigation is on-going.