PHOTOS of the “beautiful and amazing” woman who died in a car crash that left a Washington football player severely injured have been released along with a statement from her grieving family .
NFL Safety Deshazor Everett was driving when his vehicle allegedly hit some trees and overturned, killing 29-year-old Olivia Peters.
“Hold your loved ones tight this holiday season,” reads a tweet from ABC Houston reporter Stefania Okolie.
“My darling.. Olivia Peters is the most beautiful with a heart of gold. The pain I feel is far beyond heartbreak.”
Okolie describes Olivia as her best friend, her sister “and now my Angel”.
A statement from Olivia’s family said the loss had “devastated” them.
“Her sole passion and focus in life is curing special needs and underprivileged children.”
According to Olivia’s Facebook page, she is the founder and owner of OSP Therapy in Las Vegas.
“We strive to give children independence in daily activities and a sense of self,” she writes.
“We support children in developing the skills they need for their days in family and community settings.”
Oliva graduated from Our Lady Of Good Counsel High School in 2010, her family said. She attended the University of South Carolina for undergraduate and Shenandoah University for a Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy.
WASHINGTON FOOTBALL TEAM DOES REPORT
Washington football team make a statement about the crash on Friday morning.
“We extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends who have lost a loved one. Deshazor is currently in hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries. We send our prayers and prayers. Our thoughts go to everyone who has been affected by this tragedy.”
Washington Soccer head coach Ron Rivera offered condolences to Oliva’s family, calling the incident a “very difficult situation.”
“We will let the police and the investigation proceed and find out what happened,” he said.
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https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/17141234/deshazor-everett-olivia-peters-family-statement/ Deshazor Everett crash victim Olivia Peters, 29, is pictured following the Washington Soccer Team star’s crash as family mourns