Cedric Benson, Former NFL Star, Dies In Motorcycle Crash.
The famed Texas Longhorn running back die Saturday night in Austin.
He was 36 years old.
Benson was struck by a minivan while on his motorcycle.
He and a woman were pronounced dead at the scene.
CNN reports that only hours before the crash, Benson posted a photo of the motorcycle to Instagram.
Our condolences to the friends and family of former Bears running back Cedric Benson, our 4th overall Draft pick in 2005 and member of the 2006 NFC Champions team.
, Chicago Bears, via Twitter .
Very sad day with the passing of Longhorn Legend Cedric Benson.
Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends and our community of lettermen.
He will be missed, Texas Football, via Twitter