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Former NFL Star Mike Williams, 36, Succumbs to TBI After Tampa Bay Construction Accident 

[Los Angeles, California] Former NFL wide receiver Mike Williams, remembered for his time with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Buffalo Bills, tragically passed away at the age of 36. This heartbreaking loss came after a relentless battle in the hospital for over a week, following a devastating construction mishap on September 5th that left him with a critical head injury.

Initial reports mistakenly declared Williams’ demise soon after the accident. However, it was later clarified that he was “fighting for his life” in intensive care. As days progressed, sources shared that although taken off life support, Williams’ condition remained stagnant and grim.

A GoFundMe page created by Williams’ father revealed the harrowing details of that fateful day. Mike Williams was critically injured when a steel beam plummeted, striking his head. The impact resulted in substantial brain swelling and severe spinal cord damage.

Hadley Engelhard, Williams’ dedicated agent, confirmed the saddening news of his death to the NFL Network. Engelhard expressed, “He will be missed. He fought hard his whole life. Prayers to his family.”

Mike Williams’ TBI and untimely departure has cast a somber shadow across the sports community, reminding all of the unpredictability of life and the importance of safety measures in every sphere of work. As fans and colleagues mourn the loss of a star player, it’s essential to reflect on the systemic safety measures in place and how such tragedies might be averted in the future.

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