FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Police say video shows tennis star Venus Williams legally entered an intersection seconds before she drove into the path another car, resulting in a fatal accident.
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, police released video Friday of the June 9 crash. It was taken by a security camera at the exit to Williams’ neighborhood.
It shows Williams headed north stopping her SUV behind a car at a red light. Williams goes straight when the light turns green, but a car turning left cuts her off. She briefly stops.
She then moves into the westbound lanes where she is struck by a car driven by Linda Barsons, who then had a green light. Barsons’ 78-year-old husband Jerome Barsons died June 23 from injuries suffered in the crash.
Williams has not been cited or charged. Police say the crash remains under investigation.
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