Chris Henry Dead at 26

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Chris Henry has passed away as a result of the grave injuries he sustained after falling out of the back of a moving pickup truck Wednesday.

He was in critical condition last night, but Charlotte-Mecklenbruck, N.C., police have confirmed that Chris Henry is dead as of 6:36 a.m. EST.

The NFL star was just 26.

Police believe the wide receiver for the Cincinnati Bengals jumped into the back of the truck in an attempt to stop his fiancee, Loleini Tonga, from leaving a "domestic situation" at her parents' home in North Carolina.

At some point, Henry fell out of the truck, presumably at a high speed if he did not survive. He was rushed to a hospital but did not make it.

Authorities are still investigating the accident.

R.I.P. Chris Henry (1983-2009).

Earlier yesterday, everything seemed right in Henry's world. Loleini Tonga had updated her MySpace page, writing about how she just "put deposIt down 4 weDDing piCs" and "Paid 4 ouR riNgs" in advance of her upcoming wedding to Chris.

The accident ensued mere hours later. More details as the story develops ...

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Well he had issues with the police in the past so all of you who said she should go to jail should ask yourself why didn't she stop. Maybe if he was crazy enough to jump out of the moving truck he could have beaten her as well or threaten to do so. Maybe she feared for her life. Or she could just have been crazy as well.

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It appears she drove away & left him for dead. That is beyond trajedy. It is very sad & I pray.

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maybe there isnot so much to blame on anyone. What happened itself has been a sad story. Life is short and cannot be control by anybody. There is no chance for both henry and Loleini Tonga to regret what had happened. just treasure everyday we have and to be thinking before behaving.

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my condolences go out to his kids and parents. A father or a son can never be replaced, a fiance, future husband always can. Y did she not stop when he was on the back of that truck, we can ask and assume all kinds of things, but will never get an answer. God wanted him back on his side, nothing is promised to us on this earth. She is left to live with this situation for the rest of her life, that is her punishment.

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This indeed is truly a hurtful situation. He had so much to look forward too. To his family and friends just look up to GOD and he will see you through. It was time for CH to go home to be with his rightful father, he was just hear visiting with us for a short time. May God be with you guys. Remember blaming is not going to do anyone any good......

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RIP Chris Henry, this is another sad day for the African American Community.

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O mi so sad little stupid tinqs like dis can make sumwon loose dere life mayb she dint no chris was serious dat he was qonna jump off so shee accelerate the speed very sad storie let his soul .rest in. Piece so sad

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I am so sorry to hear this.

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This is realllly a sad situation....poor kids. We will probably never know exactly what went down, prior to this incident...you cannot pass judgement. She was apparently fleeing him for a reason...they had been fighting, before she left. He jumped in the bed of the truck when she was driving away....he jumped on a moving vehicle, this is not what a person does when they are being rational. There is no way they can blame her for his actions......all in all, it is horrible this happened. All we can do is pray that this family can pull it together for these kids....they will never have a Christmas with their father again.....

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UGLY at that!!! he looked like he came from the worst situations wherever he came from right??

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