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Sheldon Van Deventer Death, Sheldon Van Deventer & Declan Bingham Erie Pa Accident



A shocking and sad event that happened last week was the death of Sheldon van Deventer, one of the co-owners of Erie Sports Park, and Declan Bingham, a Gannon soccer player and a son of his business partner Troy Bingham.

According to reports, the two notable fellows were involved in a tragic auto crash on Saturday and subsequently died from the injuries they sustained from the accident.

The news of their sad demise was confirmed in a statement released by the Gannon University and also through a social media post from Troy Bingham.

Troy Bingham in a post he made through his social media account stated impact of the death of his son is immense.

The post read:- “It is with the heaviest of hearts that I confirm the loss yesterday of my partner and my son due to a tragic accident. The impact is immense and we are busy dealing with the grief. The Erie Sports Center will remain open and further information will be posted soon.”

Declan Bingham graduated from Gannon University in 2020, according to Doug Oathout, a spokesman for the university.

Reacting to Declan and Sheldon, The Gannon University wrote:- “Our hearts ache for the families of Declan and Sheldon,” Oathout said in a statement. “Such tragic news. Our prayers are with their families. We are communicating with them and are prepared to accompany them in their steps forward.”


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