Tragic car accident claims young Khyree Jackson's life just three months after NFL Draft; she was 24 years old. In addition to the athlete, the crash also claimed the lives of two former high school teammates, Anthony Lytton Jr., 24 and Isaiah Hazel, 23.

The Maryland Police Department reported that both Jackson and Hazel were declared dead at the scene by emergency medical services. Lytton, meanwhile, was taken to the hospital, where he passed away a while later.

The news of her son's death was confirmed by his mother, Ebbony Jackson, who spoke to TMZ on Saturday and said she got the call in the wee hours of the morning.

Authorities say that Cori Clingman, the driver of a silver Infiniti, and a Chevrolet Impala were the three cars that were involved in the collision. During the fourth round of the 2024 Draft, Minnesota selected Jackson with the 108th overall pick.

After starting his collegiate career at Fort Scott (Kan.) Community College, he attended East Mississippi CC and Alabama. He finished his collegiate career last season at Oregon before entering the draft.

Athlete's dad also shared his condolence

 "Following Khyree Jackson's 2017 graduation from Wise High School," added his dad. There were three junior colleges where he spent time.

As soon as word spread of Jackson's untimely death, tributes began pouring in from all corners of the college and NFL football communities.

Adieu, Khyree... @Real Khyree, I am speechless over how much I love you. Your smile will be missed. Dan Lanning, his former coach at Oregon, said of him on social media, "Great player, better person."

"Keep Khyree Jackson's family, friends, and loved ones in your prayers," ex-NFL player Robert Griffin III added in his eulogy.

Also, Kevin O’Connell wrote on X, vikings head coach, 'Khyree brought a contagious energy to our facility and our team. … My heart goes out to Khyree’s family, friends, teammates and coaches."

Car crash Khyree happened early in the morning 

Near Presidential Parkway on northbound Route 4 was the scene of the accident at about 3:15 a.m. According to the police, an Infiniti Q50 was changing lanes at high speed and collided with Hazel's Dodge Charger and another vehicle, causing the three men to lose their lives.

According to the authorities, the Charger veered off Route 4 and collided with several tree stumps before coming to a stop. No word on whether or not the three were restraint-bound from the authorities.

The woman from Upper Marlboro who was driving the Infiniti and her two passengers escaped unharmed, according to the police. There were no injuries to the other driver either. Both Jackson and Hazel were declared dead upon arrival. After being transported to a hospital, Lytton passed away.

According to state police, their investigation has led them to believe that intoxication was a factor in the collision. Nothing was reported on Saturday.