Deshazor Everett, who is Washington Football Team's defensive back, was behind the wheel during a car crash in Virginia which left a 29-year-old woman dead.

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office said Friday that the single-car crash happened around 9.15 pm Thursday. Authorities said that the vehicle's driver, identified as the athlete, left the roadway, hit many trees and then rolled over. According to police, the football player suffered non-life-threatening injuries even though they were serious.

Las Vegas resident Olivia S. Peters, 29, was also in the vehicle at the time of the incident and was pronounced dead at a hospital.

In a statement obtained by Fox News, the football team extended its "deepest sympathies to the family and friends who lost a loved one" in the "automobile accident."

The team informed that Everett is currently in the hospital, and its prayers and thoughts are with everyone "who has been affected by this tragedy." The team is working with local authorities to gather more information about the crash which is being investigated by police.

During a press briefing Friday, Washington coach Ron Rivera said that he was very saddened to hear the news, and his thoughts and prayers went out to the family of the deceased as well as to the footballer and his family. The coach called it a "very difficult situation." He said that they will just "let things go on, and let the police and the investigation go throughout and find out what happened."

Everett had been with the football team since 2015, and he has played in 89 games for it.

Meanwhile, Peters' family said in a statement to FOX 5 Washington DC that the family members are "devastated by the loss of our brilliant and beautiful daughter, Olivia Suzanne Peters." She attended Our Lady Of Good Counsel High School where "she excelled at everything she did." She went to University of South Carolina and then Shenandoah University where she got her Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy three years ago. Peters, who recently started Occupational Therapy practices in Las Vegas and Manhattan, had been focusing on treating underprivileged and special needs children.

Deshazor Everett
Deshazor Everett #22 of the Washington Football Team in action during mandatory minicamp at Inova Sports Performance Center on June 10, 2021 in Ashburn, Virginia. Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images

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