The pro wrestling world is broken at the tragic passing of Jay Briscoe. The Ring of Honor icon and revered tag team specialist was involved in terrible car crash that resulted in two deaths on Tuesday evening.

WMDT News reported that the incident occurred in the area of Laurel Road and Little Hill Road around 5:30 pm and caused an extended road closure. The terrible news was shared by Tony Khan on Twitter as well.

Cody Rhodes also paid tribute to Jay Briscoe in the wake of his untimely passing. The American Nightmare recalled that Jay’s family meant everything to him. Check out his tweet here:

I didn’t interact much with him, but upon meeting Jay I instantly understood something about him…his family was his everything. All the love in the world to them this evening.


WWE NXT announced the news of Jay Briscoe’s passing during their live broadcast tonight. The official Twitter account of NXT also retweeted Shawn Michael’s message of condolence for the Briscoe family.

Jay Briscoe will forever be remembered as a true icon of professional wrestling. More than that, he will be remembered as a beloved son, a husband and a father. Stay tuned to Ringside News for more.

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Manik Aftab

Manik Aftab serves as a news writer at Ringside News. He has covered pro wrestling and sports entertainment for a variety of publications, including Sportskeeda Wrestling, The Sportster, and WrestleZone. Outside of his professional duties, Manik likes to indulge in fiction, thrillers, comics, manga, and anime.

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