Sources: Former NFL, Ohio State star Terry Glenn dies after car accident

Former NFL player Terry Glenn died early Monday following a car accident. (Chris O'Meara/AP photo)

Former teammates and NFL veterans are saying that former Buckeye Terry Glenn has died following a car accident.

Former Dallas Cowboy player Tony Casillas said, "Asking for prayers for Terry Glenn's family he passed away this morning from car accident prayers for his fiancée."

WFAA sports reporter Mike Leslie said Glenn's fiance was also in the car and that she remains in critical condition.

Glenn's son, Terry Glenn Jr. shared his sadness on social media Monday morning.

He said, "This is by far the saddest day of my life and I really truly don't know if ima gonna make it through this. My flight was today."

Other tweets from Glenn Jr. showed that he planned to fly from Columbus to Dallas to be with his dad Monday.

Former Ohio State Coach John Cooper shared his thoughts on Glenn after Coach Meyer gave his weekly media briefing Monday afternoon.

Cooper said he was one of the most electrifying players he has coached.

The Dallas Cowboys said they are saddened over the news.

"My heart is hurting to hear about the passing of my good friend and teammate T.G aka Terry Glenn," tweeted former Packers wide receiver Donald Driver.

According to TMZ, the cause of the crash is under investigation. WSYX/WTTE has reached out to local law enforcement for more details.

At Ohio State, Glenn won the Biletnikoff Award in 1995 as the top college wide receiver in the country. The New England Patriots drafted him in the first round of the 1996 NFL Draft, and he remained with the team until 2001. He spent one season with the Green Bay Packers and played his last five seasons with the Dallas Cowboys.

Over 12 years as a pro, Glenn had 593 receptions for 8,823 yards and 44 touchdowns.

NFL veteran Damien Woody shared his condolences on Twitter.

Glenn was 43 years old.

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