We are saddened to report the unfortunate death of a man named Austin Nash. It has been reported that he died after meeting with a tragic car crash. He was just 28 at the time of his death and could have achieved great things in life if he would have been alive. Ever since the said news surfaced on the internet, social media has been flooded with tributary posts and emotional posts as netizens are paying him tributes while offering condolences to his family and friends. Here is what we know about Austin and his death cause.
As per the sources, Austin Nash died on Monday, January 10, 2022. He was reportedly the victim of a horrific car accident that became his cause of death at such a young age. The news was originally shared by Austin’s family on Facebook where they uploaded a post saying they have lost their precious child. The family went on to provide details about the accident as they wrote that the accident occurred on Monday night. The police also shared some details about the accident saying it was a head-on collision that resulted in US 30 in Columbia County getting closed for three hours.
Oregon State Police informed about Austin Nash’s accident. They said that the 28-year-old man was driving Toyota Camry eastbound near mile spot 59. Around 9 PM, Austin’s vehicle collided with a Ford Explorer who was driving in another direction resulting in his tragic death. The driver who was inside Ford Explorer did not sustain any injuries and got saved in the accident. The police identify the man as 29-year-old Brendan Smith belonging to Clatskanie. It is really surprising how Austin could not survive while Brendan was completely safe and did not even get any life-threatening injuries.
Although not much is known about Austin Nash, it has been coming forward that he was a great student and always looked forward to learning and exploring new things. He was also two times captain in his school as he played baseball for two consecutive seasons. Austin was also a National Honor Society member. As the news came to light, Nancy Nafus, Austin’s mother, released a statement where she said that it is the saddest day of her life as she has come to know that she won’t be able to hug her son or hear his laugh. Nancy Nafus also shared memorial services and funeral details on her FB account.