UCLA wide receiver, Nick Pasquale, died early Sunday after being hit by a car.
The accident took place around 1:30 a.m. on Camino De Los Mares. Pasquale, 20, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Pasquale was walking in a residential San Clemente Neighborhood. A driver collided into Pasquale while he was crossing the street.
The driver stayed at the scene of the accident and called the police. The driver’s name has not been released. Police questioned the driver, and the driver was later released. Investigators do not believe that the driver was using drugs or drinking. An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.
Pasquale was a walk on for the UCLA football team. He was a redshirt freshman, and he had not played for UCLA this season. Pasquale usually worked with the scout team. He had the weekend off so he had gone to San Clemente for the weekend.
Pasquale’s UCLA teammates and coaches also fondly remember Nick Pasquale. Jim Mora, UCLA head football coach, has released a statement about Pasquale’s tragic death. The UCLA Athletics director, Dan Guerrero, has also
Nick Pasquale was not only a UCLA wide receiver but also a San Clemente High School graduate. After his death, Pasquale’s family, friends, current and former teammates, and coaches gathered at San Clemente High’s football field to honor his memory. He was remembered as a hardworking teammate and a role model.
This unfortunate death has rocked the San Clemente and UCLA community. Nick Pasquale was a young hard worker player. He had immense potential and the desire to succeed. Although his chances of actually playing were small, Nick Pasquale continued to train and practice.
Accidents like these are quite painful for everyone who knows the victim. Trauma is not only physical but also emotional. The emotional damage from such a tragedy can be quite severe and painful. The loss of a loved one is never easy. If you have ever lost a loved one in such an accident, you should consider contacting a San Clemente car accident lawyer.
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