BREAKING: Chris Berman’s Wife KILLED

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ESPN’s Chris Berman with his wife Kathy and children Meredith and Douglas attend the ceremony honoring him with a star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2010. Photo credit- Michael Tran/FilmMagic

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Kathy Berman, the wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman, died Tuesday in a car accident in rural Connecticut.

State police say 67-year-old Katherine Ann Berman, of Cheshire, was one of two victims in the two-vehicle crash at about 2:15 p.m. Tuesday in Woodbury. The driver of the other car, Edward Bertulis, of Waterbury, Connecticut, also died in the accident. He was 87.

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Berman, a teacher, was married to Chris for more than 33 years and had two children, Meredith and Douglas. She was 67.

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Police say Kathy Berman’s car struck the rear of Bertulis’ SUV and both veered off the road. Berman’s car went down an embankment and overturned in a body of water. Bertulis’ vehicle struck a utility pole and landed on its roof.

“This is a devastating tragedy and difficult to comprehend,” John Skipper, president of ESPN, 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. We know how much his family means to him and all we can do at a moment like this is give him the love and support he will surely need at this hour. Our thoughts and prayers are with Chris, Meredith, Doug and the entire family.”

Chris Berman joined ESPN in 1979. He married Kathy four years later.

Several NFL teams and players sent out condolences via social media.

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“Truly sad to hear Mrs. Kathy Berman is no longer with us. Praying for you Chris as I know you always told me she was your rock.”

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“Our thoughts are with Chris Berman and his family after the passing of his wife Kathy. Statement from Coach Harbaugh:”

Chris left his post as a host of ESPN’s Sunday NFL Countdown after 31 seasons in January. He remains with the network after signing a new contract.

Services are pending.

Our heart’s and prayers go out to the Berman family.

Rest In Peace hun.

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Sources- ESPNAssociated Press

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