An absolute sad story this 4th of July. Miami Dolphins have announced that DT Kendrick Norton was involved in a serious car accident. An initial diagnosis of his injuries were not life threatening but it seems it will be the end of his football career. As his arm was amputated at the scene to save his life.
Miami Dolphins Kendrick Norton Loses Arm in Car Crash https://t.co/o0Acyk466Y
— TMZ Sports (@TMZ_Sports) July 4, 2019
Authorities detailed that the multi-car accident featured Norton’s vehicle rolling over and paramedics had to improvise and amputate his left arm at the scene, Miami on-air personality Andy Slater reports.
Unfortunate news: The overnight, rollover crash involving Dolphins DL Kendrick Norton resulted in paramedics having to amputate his left arm at the scene, multiple sources tell me.
— Andy Slater (@AndySlater) July 4, 2019
The Panthers drafted Kendrick in the seventh round in 2018, but proceeded to cut him during training camp. He joined Miami for the last two games of the 2018 season after claiming him off of Carolina’s practice squad.