Isiah Robertson

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Former NFL Linebacker Isiah Robertson Killed In Mabank Crash

December 07, 2018 - 12:41 pm

KAUFMAN (1080 KRLD) - A former NFL linebacker was killed in a crash in Kaufman County late Thursday night. 

Police say 69-year-old Isiah Robertson Jr died after crashing the limo he was driving in Mabank. 

Police are still investigating but it does appear speed was a factor. 

The Morning news reports Robertson was driving north on Highway 198 when he skidded on the wet road . Another car then crashed into his limo, pushing it into the southbound lane where it was hit head on.

Robertson , who lived in Garland, was a first round NFL Draft pick. He played for the Los Angeles Rams and the Buffalo Bills in the 1970's.