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Miami Dolphins Player Kendrick Norton Loses Arm in Car Crash 

July 04, 2019 - 3:08 pm
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UPDATE - 7/9/19: The NFL will cover all of Kendrick Norton's medical bills under the league's and Dolphins' insurance policy. 

 

Miami Dolphins defensive lineman Kendrick Norton sustained multiple injuries and had his left arm amputated after being involved in a car crash in Miami early Thursday, his agent, Malki Kawa, confirmed on Twitter.

Norton, 22, was driving a ForF20 pickup truck which hit a concrete barrier. A Maserati was also involved in the accident. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue brought a surgeon on-site, per Andy Slater of 640 The Hurricane. 

Norton’s injuries are not considered life-threatening. 

Norton was drafted by the Carolina Panthers out of the University of Miami in the seventh round if he 2018 NFL Draft. He was cut by the team in December and signed by the Dolphins. He has not appeared in any NFL games.