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National Basketball Association agent Dan Fegan dies in Colorado vehicle crash

National Basketball Association agent Dan Fegan dies in Colorado vehicle crash

Longtime NBA agent Dan Fegan died in a auto crash on Sunday, Colorado authorities confirmed.

Sources told Erica Robbie of the Aspen Times that Fegan died when a bus hit the SUV he was driving on Highway 82 near Aspen, Co.

Colorado State Trooper Gabe Easton tells the Aspen Times the SUV's other occupants, Fegan's 5-year-old son and a 29-year-old California woman, were airlifted to a Denver hospital in serious condition.

He was attempting to cross or merge on to the highway when his SUV was broadsided by the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority bus, the Colorado State Patrol said. Fegan had represented heavyweight clients including the likes of Washington Wizards star John Wall, New Orleans Pelicans' power forward DeMarcus Cousins and Charlotte Hornets' Dwight Howard. "We ask for privacy at this hard time".

Fegan had lost several high profile clients after being terminated from Independent Sports & Entertainment last March "for cause".

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There was one passenger in the bus, but the passenger and driver did not suffer injuries.

In 2016, he was named by Forbes magazine as one of the very best agents in the entire country.

Longtime NBA agent Dan Fegan died in a vehicle crash. "It created a hard situation, but Fegan was determined to do what he thought was best for his client", Jeff Zillgitt wrote.

"I knew Dan as a friend and a neighbor long before we developed a team executive-player agent relationship", Trail Blazers president of basketball operations Neil Olshey said.

The report of Fegan's death comes from Aspen, Colo. where early on Sunday morning Fegan's auto collided with a bus.