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MU football players involved in car accident

Updated: 2013-06-12T20:49:26Z


The Kansas City Star

— Two Missouri football players were involved in a car accident Tuesday.

Freshman linebacker Eric Beisel, freshman cornerback Anthony Sherrils and a third person — driver Danielle Williams — all sustained minor injuries in a car crash at Stadium and Monk Drive, according to Capt. Scott Richardson of the MU Police Department.

Richardson said around 10 a.m., Williams, driving a Mazda 6 eastbound on Stadium, failed to yield to a Ford Escape while attempting to turn left onto Monk. Richardson said Beisel, Sherrils and Williams were all taken to University Hospital and released after being treated for minor injuries. None were wearing seatbelts.

Richardson said the driver of the Ford Escape, Anna Becker, remains in the hospital.

Sherrils, a three-star prospect according to, graduated from Hogan Prep. Beisel, a three-star prospect, attended Rockwood Summit in Fenton, Mo.

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