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Wife Of ESPN's Chris Berman Killed In Car Accident Tuesday Night

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Katherine Ann Berman, wife of ESPN's Chris Berman, was reportedly killed in a car crash on Tuesday night.

According to a statement from state police obtained by the Hartford Courant, Katherine Ann Berman, the wife of longtime ESPN sportscaster Chris Berman, was killed Tuesday night in a two-car accident in Woodbury, Connecticut. An 87-year-old man named Edward Bertulis also died in the wreck.

Berman was 67 years old. ESPN's John Skipper released a statement, offering his condolences to the Berman family.

"This is a devastating tragedy and difficult to comprehend. Chris is beloved by all his ESPN colleagues and for good reason: He has a huge heart and has given so much to so many over the years," he said. "We know how much his family means to him and all we can do at a moment like this is give him the love and support he will surely need at this hour. Our thoughts and prayers are with Chris, Meredith, Doug and the entire family."

According to state police, Berman, driving a Lexus, rear-ended Bertulis, who was driving a Ford Escape. The details are tough to read.

The Lexus went down a small embankment and overturned in a pond, state police said. The Ford also went off the road, striking a utility pole and landing in the middle of the road on its roof.

Berman's ESPN colleagues have been offering their condolences on Twitter.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Berman family during this time.