Tyrell McKinley



Age: 17


Summary: basketball recruit at the University of Denver who was in the news last year when he recounted his behind-the-scene stories as the sole survivor of a fiery van accident that killed the driver and four teammates at Billings High School basketball team at an interstate in Maplewood, Missouri on Sept. 2, 2005 while the team were on their way to a tournament, in which he had suffered from a broken neck and other injuries, but later endured long-term post-traumatic syndrome later in life.



Cause of Death: Bacterial meningitis


Born: January 9, 1991


Died: January 16, 2008


Location: Billings, Montana