Scooter accident takes down Daniel Downing(Northern Guilford) and safety is safe, but banged up

Posted by Andy Durham on November 20, 2014 at 10:58 am under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

from www.wralsportsfan.com:

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — A North Carolina walk-on football player suffered minor injuries in a campus traffic accident.

Team spokesman Kevin Best says safety Daniel Downing was driving a scooter Wednesday morning and struck a vehicle that had stopped ahead of him at a crosswalk. Best says Downing was treated at UNC Hospitals and released.

Best says the sophomore from Greensboro was wearing a helmet.
(That might have been Daniel Downing’s saving grace, right there.)

Department of Public Safety spokesman Randy Young says Downing was cited for failure to reduce speed.

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First saw this, this morning at the News and Record on-line and then I rushed over to the Triangle sports hospital(WRALSportsFan.com) to get more details and great to hear “Double D” Daniel Downing is OK….Daniel helped quarterback the Northern Guilford Nighthawks to NCHSAA 3-AA State Titles in 2010 and 2011 and he was named the GreensboroSports.com Guilford County High School Football Player of the Year for his play in the 2010 season…

*****Duke vs. North Carolina tonight in Durham.*****


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