PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - The Palm Beach County Medical Examiner has issued a final report on the fatal injuries of a man killed in a vehicle crash with tennis star Venus Williams.
The medical examiner said Jerome Barson’s death was an accident and that he died from complications of blunt traumatic injuries due to the motor vehicle collision.
Barson was a passenger in a vehicle his wife was driving on June 9 when their Hyundai Accent collided with a Toyota Sequoia tennis star Venus Williams was operating.
Barson was admitted to the hospital with multiple injuries to his spleen, pelvis and middle-intestine area. He developed multi-organ failure and remained in the intensive care until his death on June 22, according to a recently released autopsy report.