June 6, 2023

US Pro Wrestler Jay Briscoe Dies In Car Accident At 38

The US Wrestling group is mourning the dying {of professional} wrestler Jay Briscoe, who died at 38.

The dying of the Ring of Honor (ROH) star, whose actual title was Jamin Pugh, was introduced on Tuesday.

Tony Khan, Proprietor of ROH and CEO of All Elite Wrestling, confirmed the information on Twitter.

He wrote: “Sadly, Jamin Pugh has passed away.  Known to fans as Jay Briscoe, he was a star in ROH for over 20 years, from the first show until today.  Jay and his brother Mark dominated ROH, reigning as champions to this day.”

He mentioned, “We’ll do no matter we will to assist his household.

“Rest In Peace, Jamin,” he added.

ROH’s web site mentioned: “It is with a heavy heart that we mourn the tragic passing of Jamin Pugh, known to wrestling fans worldwide as Jay Briscoe.  Our thoughts are with his family, friends, and fans.”

A number of wrestling web sites claimed Pugh was killed in automotive accident  in Laurel, Delaware.

Per (*38*)Delaware State Police, CNN affiliate WMDT reported that two individuals have been killed in the collision.

DSP didn’t establish the victims however mentioned: “Laurel Road at Little Hill Road will be closed for an extended period due to a fatal accident.  DSP on-scene.”

On Tuesday, Laurel Faculty District posted on Fb that it might be closed on Wednesday following the incident.  It mentioned: “Due to an unthinkable tragedy in our community this evening, The Laurel School District will be closed for tomorrow, Wednesday, January 18, 2023.  Schools will reopen on Thursday.  Please keep the Pugh family in your thoughts and prayers.”