Kai Burkett Death – Dead: Young Wrestler Kai Burkett has sadly passed away. Kai Burkett was reported to have died tragically late Friday in a car accident.
The vehicle Kai Burkett was into collided with another car with resulted in his sudden demise.
State police in Bedford identified Kai Burkett as the 17-year-old teen who was involved in a fatal crash Cortland Road in Napier Township at 10:23 p.m. The teen’s Nissan Altima swerved to miss debris and, upon re-entering the roadway, travelled sideways into the path of a Ford F-150XLT driven by Fernando Rodriguez, 57, of New Paris. Kai Burkett was was said to have died at the scene of the accident. Rodriguez and his passenger suffered minor injuries.
Burkett was the nephew of Chestnut Ridge head coach Josh Deputy, who was gathering with his team on Saturday.
The PA Power wrestling confirmed that Kai has passed on. In a series of tweets, they wrote: “Burkett was the nephew of Chestnut Ridge head coach Josh Deputy, who was gathering with his team on Saturday.”
Our hearts break for the @WrestlingRidge family, which suffered a tragedy with the loss of two-time state medalist Kai Burkett, who was beginning his senior year of high school. The wrestling world mourns with you, Lions. pic.twitter.com/fxn9YGMwMy
— Knops Knotes (@KnopsKnotes) August 29, 2020
Tributes Floods Social Media
Justin McCoy wrote “My heart hurts for the Burkett family. I’m grateful for the time I was able to spend with Kai as a teammate. Not a single bad thing you could say about this kid. Prayers to the Burkett family, you will be missed! Rest easy Kai”
Pat Mineo wrote “2x PIAA Placer Kai Burkett (5th, 5th) of Chestnut Ridge has tragically passed away… Kai was slated to begin a big senior season and continue an impressive career on the mat… My condolences go to the entire Burkett & Chestnut Ridge Wrestling families! Crying face #TooYoung”
Team Shutt Wrestling also reacted to the death of Kai Burkett “Words cannot begin to describe the sadness and heartbreak hearing that Kai Burkett of Chestnut Ridge Wrestling passed away last night. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Burkett family and entire @WrestlingRidge community #WeLoveYouKai #RIP #IAFT”
Chestnut Ridge wrote “Our hearts ache for the Burkett family and the
@WrestlingRidge community. Kai was one of our very own Little Lion Wrestlers and we watched him grow into an incredible wrestler and an even better person. Our hearts are heavy with sadness.”
Todd Irwin wrote “Shocked and saddened to hear about the sudden loss of
@WrestlingRidge senior Kai Burkett. He was a 2-time state placer, 3-time District 5 champ, 2-time SW Regional runner-up & 2-time Altoona Mirror 1st team all-star.”
2x PIAA Placer Kai Burkett (5th, 5th) of Chestnut Ridge has tragically passed away after a car accident last night. Kai was in his senior season. Kai and his brothers have been a part of our traveling dual teams since we started EAC.
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