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Ingrid Williams, the wife of Oklahoma City Thunder associate head coach Monty Williams, died Wednesday due to injuries suffered in a car accident.
Monty Williams was the head coach of the New Orleans Pelicans before joining the Thunder. One of his ex-players, Eric Gordon, reached out to send his condolences, saying, "Saddened to hear about the passing of Ingrid Williams. Condolences to coach Monty Williams and his entire family."
Erik Horne of the Oklahoman passed along an official team statement on the tragedy.
NewsOK.com reported on the Tuesday car accident, which killed another woman and her dog who was riding on her lap. Her car went left of center and hit Williams' car head-on, per the report.
The accident occurred on S. Western Avenue in Oklahoma City at approximately 8 p.m. local time.
Following the crash, police told NewsOK.com that Williams, who was driving a sports utility vehicle, was transported to University of Oklahoma Medical Center and treated for life-threatening injuries.
Everyone involved in the accident, including a third person who was not injured, wore a seat belt.
The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski noted that Ingrid and Monty Williams have five children. Per NewsOK.com's Jenni Carlson, Williams was 44 years old.
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