15. Derrick Thomas

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The Kansas City Chiefs defensive end was involved in a car accident in 2000.

The accident left him with injuries that cause a blood clot and he died in hospital the next day.

14. Drazen Petrovic

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Arguably Croatia’s most famous NBA star, Drazen Petrovic was also involved in a car accident.

The New Jersey Nets shooting guard died in Germany after being hit by a large truck in 1993.