BROOKLYN,NY— Trinidad and Tobago international Shahdon Winchester died tragically on Thursday, December 19, when the vehicle he was driving was involved in a collision.
Media reports said the Nissan X-Trail driven by the 27-year-old Winchester crashed into a utility pole and burst into flames, killing all four occupants.
The accident occurred along the Solomon Hochoy Highway in south Trinidad.
His death was announced by the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association, which offered its condolences.
“Tragic and heartbreaking news just coming to hand,” the TTFA statement said.
“Trinidad and Tobago forward Shahdon Winchester have been confirmed as one of the persons who have died in a vehicle accident this morning in Gasparillo.
“This is truly tragic news for us. May his soul rest in eternal peace.”
A winger, Winchester spent several seasons at domestic Pro League giants W Connection and also had spells in Finland, Mexico, and Azerbaijan.