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Bears tight end Scooter Harrington’s father was killed in Connecticut after being hit by a train

Bears tight end Scooter Harrington's father was killed in Connecticut after being hit by a train
Bears tight end Scooter Harrington’s father was killed in Connecticut after being hit by a train (Photo from Getty Images)

Scooter Harrington the tight end of the Chicago Bears is grieving the loss of his father Scott who was killed after being struck by a train.

Scott Harrington was a 59-year-old who was struck by a New York-bound train last week, according to reports. Harrington is survived by his wife Kathy, and two sons Jack and Scooter.

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Scooter signed with the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent after playing his college football at Stanford University.

Scott played at Boston College and was the 1985 Captain of his football team that would go on to win the Cotton Bowl.

Scott coached both of his sons, and was loved in the community. Please keep the family in your prayers during this tough time.

The state’s medical examiner ruled Harrington’s death a suicide.

Anyone who has thoughts of harming themselves, or seeks access to free and confidential mental health support, can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 988 or 800-273-8255

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