WOODBURY, Conn. — The wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman was killed in a crash in Connecticut on Tuesday afternoon, FOX61 reported.
Kathy Berman was one of two people who died in the crash after a Lexus SC 430 rear-ended a Ford Escape, police said.
The Ford Escape, driven by 87-year-old Edward Bertulis, went down an embankment and into some water. Bertulis was pronounced dead, police said. The Lexus driven by Kathy Berman hit a pole and landed on its roof. She also was pronounced dead.
Police said Berman was a teacher and was married to Chris Berman for more than 33 years. The couple have two children.
“This is a devastating tragedy and difficult to comprehend,” ESPN president John Skipper said in a statement. “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.
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