Former Auburn TE, 23 year old Philip Lutzenkirchen, a member of the 2010 National Championship team, died in a car accident Sunday morning.

According to the Georgia State Patrol’s BN Talley told the Ledger-Enquirer’s Ryan Black that Lutzenkirchen was a passenger in a vehicle that ran a stop signat an intersection and careened into a churchyard. The vehicle flipped and ejected three of the four passengers.

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Talley says, “It happened at the intersection of Upper Big Springs Road and Lower Big Springs Road. The vehicle was a 2006 Chevy Tahoe and the driver missed a stop sign at the intersection of those two roads, which is more or less a T-intersection. They traveled through the intersection off into a churchyard. They were out of control for about 450 feet.”

According to the police, Lutzenkirchen was not wearing his seatbelt.

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The driver, Joseph Davis, was also killed.

Two other passengers were taken to West Georgia Medical Center in LaGranger, GA for treatment.

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