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Report: Venus Williams "At Fault" For Accident That Killed 78-Year-Old Man

Venus Williams reportedly was blamed for a car accident.

Venus Williams allegedly caused a car accident in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida on June 9.

According to a report from TMZ, police found Venus to be "at fault" for the accident, which resulted in the death of Jerome Barson, a 78-year-old man.

Barson was reportedly sent to the ICU after the accident, but passed away 14 days later.

From the TMZ report:

The driver of the other car -- the wife of the victim -- told cops she was approaching an intersection westbound in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida on June 9 when Venus' northbound SUV suddenly darted into the intersection. The other driver says there was no time to stop and she T-boned Venus' vehicle.

Venus told cops she was trying to make it through the intersection but there was a traffic backup and she had to slow down to a crawl, with her car exposed in the intersection.

The driver's husband, Jerome Barson, suffered head trauma and was taken to a hospital and placed in ICU. He never recovered and died 2 weeks later. Barson's wife was also taken to the hospital with broken bones and other injuries, but she survived.

It is unclear if Williams will face legal action as a result of the accident. Police found no evidence Williams was under the influence of drugs or alcohol, and found no evidence that she was distracted by an electronic device.

[TMZ]